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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Regulates land application of wastewater. Requires an annual permit from the department of environmental management (IDEM) for land application of wastewater on specific sites, regardless of whether the wastewater is treated. Requires a public hearing, notice to adjoining landowners, and inspection of the land before issuance of a permit. Prohibits the land application of wastewater within1,000 feet of waters and property boundaries. Requires IDEM to investigate within 30 days a complaint concerning a land application permittee. Provides that land application includes application on the soil surface.