H.R.843 - To prohibit the location of solid and hazardous waste facilities near residential, day care, church, and school properties.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ford, Harold E., Jr. [D-TN-9] (Introduced 02/26/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||03/07/1997 Referred to the Subcommittee on Finance and Hazardous Materials. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.843 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/26/1997)
Amends the Solid Waste Disposal Act to add to standards applicable to hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities under the Act a requirement that a facility owner or operator be prohibited from locating the facility within 5,000 feet of any residential, day care, church, school, or park property.
Adds to the minimum requirements of State solid waste plans that owners or operators of facilities for the collection, storage, recycling, disposal, or other management of solid waste or recyclable materials be subject to the same location restrictions stated above.