Introduced House Bill (H)

Authored by

DIGEST

Land application of industrial waste products. Requires the department of environmental management (department) and the environmental rules board to allow a person to use industrial waste products in a land application operation or as ingredients in a soil amendment or soil substitute under certain circumstances. Requires the department to allow the use of industrial waste products in a land application operation or as ingredients in a soil amendment or soil substitute on the same basis as other materials under the rules concerning land application and marketing and distribution permits. Prohibits the department from: (1) discriminating against the use of industrial Land application of industrial waste products. Requires the department of environmental management (department) and the environmental rules board to allow a person to use industrial waste products in a land application operation or as ingredients in a soil amendment or soil substitute under certain circumstances. Requires the department to allow the use of industrial waste products in a land application operation or as ingredients in a soil amendment or soil substitute on the same basis as other materials under the rules concerning land application and marketing and distribution permits. Prohibits the department from: (1) discriminating against the use of industrial waste products on the basis that the industrial waste products lack biological carbon or other materials; (2) imposing requirements beyond criteria found in the environmental rules board rules concerning land application of biosolid and industrial waste products; (3) requiring that the finished soil amendment, soil substitute, or material to be land applied must be of a particular economic value; or (4) requiring that an industrial waste product or the finished soil amendment, soil substitute, or material to be land applied satisfies the department's risk integrated system of closures nonrule policy document or any other standards other than criteria found in rules adopted by the environmental rules board concerning land application of biosolids, industrial waste products, and pollutant bearing water. ... View more