S.3681 - Agricultural Protection and Prosperity Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Domenici, Pete V. [R-NM] (Introduced 07/18/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||07/18/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (text of measure as introduced: CR S7764) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3681 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/18/2006)
Agricultural Protection and Prosperity Act of 2006 - Amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) to: (1) include the definition of "manure"; and (2) exclude manure from the meaning of "hazardous substance" or "pollutant or contaminant" under that Act. Provides that such exclusion shall not: (1) impose liability under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act of 1986 with respect to manure; (2) affect any provision of the Air Quality Agreement entered into between the Administrator and operators of animal feeding operations; or (3) affect the applicability of any other environmental law as it relates to the definition of manure or the responsibilities or liabilities of any person regarding the treatment, storage, or disposal of manure.
Amends the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 to exempt releases associated with manure (as defined under CERCLA) from the emergency notification requirements under that Act.