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House Bill 1059

House Bill 1059

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF HB1059 (Updated April 21, 2005 4:44 pm - DI 84)

Chemical munitions disposal and transport. Provides that a hazardous waste facility that generates or treats certain hazardous wastes associated with chemical munitions must demonstrate that the wastes will be destroyed or treated to certain standards or levels. Requires the department of environmental management (IDEM) to implement an inspection and oversight protocol to ensure enforcement. Requires a person that transports chemical munitions or hazardous waste derived from bulk neutralization and destruction of the agent VX to: (1) coordinate the transport with each state through which the substance will be transported; (2) file with IDEM, the state police department, and the state emergency management agency an evaluation of potential transportation risks and a transport safety plan; and (3) transport only at times that provide maximum public safety.
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