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2016 Regular Session



Environment - Solid Waste, Recycling, and Anaerobic Digestion

Sponsored by:

Chair, Environment and Transportation Committee


In the Senate - Recommitted to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs (Senator Pinsky)

Synopsis:Providing that a person may operate an anaerobic digestion facility only in accordance with specified requirements, regulations, orders, and permits; requiring a permit for a sewage treatment works where anaerobic digestion takes place to include conditions relating to the anaerobic digester and related equipment and infrastructure; exempting an anaerobic digestion facility located on a farm from specified requirements; requiring the Department to convene and consult with a stakeholder workgroup to develop specified regulations; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Chair, Environment and Transportation Committee (By Request - Departmental - Environment)
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
By Request of the Governor
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Environment, Department of
Environmental Health -see also- Pollution
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Industry and Technology
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Public Buildings and Facilities -see also- Stadiums; St Hse
Refuse Disposal -see also- Recycling
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Environment
(9-101, 9-1701, 9-1707, 9-1721, 9-1725, 9-1713)

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October 24, 2017 4:57 P.M.