Sewage sludge; localities located in karst region to prohibit application in their boundaries. (HB1340)

Introduced By

Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Land application of sewage sludge.  Authorizes those localities located in karst regions to prohibit the land application of sewage sludge within their boundaries. Karst terrain is characterized by springs, caves, sinkholes, and a unique hydrogeology that results in aquifers that are highly productive but extremely vulnerable to contamination. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/22/2010Presented and ordered printed 10103998D
01/22/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/27/2010Assigned ACNRsub: #1 Agriculture
02/01/2010Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2011
02/03/2010Continued to 2011 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
12/03/2010Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources