H.R.411 - To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to carry out certain authorities under an agreement with Canada respecting the importation of municipal solid waste, and for other purposes.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Dingell, John D. [D-MI-15] (Introduced 01/28/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||07/23/2003 Committee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.411 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Amends the Solid Waste Disposal Act to prohibit any person from importing, transporting, or exporting municipal solid waste (MSW), for final disposal or incineration, in violation of the Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Canada Concerning the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Waste.
Introduced in House (01/28/2003)
Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to perform the functions of the Designated Authority of the United States with respect to the importation and exportation of MSW under the Agreement and to implement and enforce the Agreement.
Sets forth factors for consideration in the Administrator's determinations of whether to consent to importation.
Provides procedures for issuance of compliance orders, assessment of civil penalties, and conduct of public hearings.