Summary: H.R.4855 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/17/1990)

Amends the Solid Waste Disposal Act to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, in determining whether to issue a permit for the treatment, storage, or disposal of hazardous waste, to investigate the applicant's record in owning or operating other hazardous waste facilities, including whether there have been past or pending proceedings against the applicant for violations of Federal or State laws in the operation of such facilities.

Amends the Toxic Substances Control Act to set forth the same investigation requirement with respect to the issuance of permits for the construction of polychlorinated biphenyl incineration facilities.