H.R.2140 - To require the Secretary of Transportation to conduct research on the management of waste found along Federal-aid highways, including the application of compost in landscaping and roadside development of such highways.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hochbrueckner, George J. [D-NY-1] (Introduced 04/30/1991)|
|Committees:||House - Science, Space and Technology|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/09/1991 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2140 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/30/1991)
Requires the Secretary of Transportation to conduct research on the advantages and disadvantages of: (1) recycling, reprocessing, and composting waste found along Federal aid highways; and (2) applying compost in landscape and roadside development and planting wildflowers along such highways.
Directs the Secretary: (1) in conducting such research, to analyze the relative merits of using various types and qualities of compost (including compost made with solid waste, sewage sludge, or both) and to consult with interested parties in Government and in the private sector; and (2) to report to the Congress on such research with recommendations for management of waste along Federal aid highways.