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Senate Bill 0279

Senate Bill 0279

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF SB 279 (Updated April 28, 2005 9:01 pm - DI 75)

Various environmental matters. Provides that good character requirements apply only to an applicant for the issuance, transfer, or major modification of a permit for a solid waste processing facility, solid waste disposal facility, or hazardous waste facility. Excepts from the requirements certain entities that already hold permits, but limits the exception in certain cases where ownership interests change. Expands the definition of solid waste processing facility. With respect to requirements to demonstrate local or regional need for applications for permits for certain solid waste facilities, excepts certain limited liability companies from the requirements and applies the requirements to solid waste disposal and processing facilities (except transfer stations) instead of solid waste management facilities. Eliminates a requirement for inclusion of certain information in a manifest for transportation of municipal waste from a solid waste processing facility. Amends procedures and limitations concerning suspension of authority to engage in waste transfer activities. Repeals certain requirements concerning the submission of disclosure statements by solid waste operators and responsible parties, and the posting of surety bonds by nonresident operators.
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