H.R.5486 - Sole Source Aquifer Protection Act of 1990101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gallo, Dean A. [R-NJ-11] (Introduced 08/03/1990)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Public Works and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/31/1990 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5486 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/03/1990)
Sole Source Aquifer Protection Act of 1990 - Amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to prohibit construction of landfills or land treatment facilities within a critical aquifer protection area unless the State or local government having jurisdiction over such area has adopted a management plan for the area. Requires the plan to provide for: (1) the maintenance of groundwater quality to protect human health, the environment, and groundwater resources; and (2) public hearings for receiving comments on the plan.
Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to declare that it is national policy that such a plan be promulgated before such facilities are constructed over a critical aquifer.