SB771: Toxic waste site; to inventory Department of Environmental Quality.


SENATE BILL NO. 771
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Senator McEachin)
Senate Amendments in [ ] – February 5, 2015
A BILL to amend and reenact § 10.1-1186.1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the Department of Environmental Quality; toxic waste site inventory.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 10.1-1186.1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 10.1-1186.1. Department to publish toxics inventory.

A. The Department of Environmental Quality shall publish in March of each year the information reported by industries pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 11023 in its document known as the "Virginia Toxic Release Inventory." The report shall be (i) organized by chemical, facility and facility location, and standard industrial classification code, and (ii) distributed to newspapers of general circulation and television and radio stations. The report shall include the information collected for the most recent calendar year for which data is available prior to the March publication date.

B. The Department shall publish by July 1, 2016, a report of identified waste sites in Virginia in a document known as the "Virginia Waste Site Inventory." The report shall consist of a listing of sites within the Commonwealth that the Department is aware of and that have (i) managed a solid waste, hazardous waste, hazardous substance, or other substance within the jurisdiction of the Waste Management Board or (ii) been required or volunteered to conduct a remedial action under an order or regulations of the Waste Management Board. The report shall contain, if known, the site location, type of waste management, time period of management, remedial action, corrective action, or closure, if any, taken at the site; impediments to remedial action, corrective action, or closure, if any; and any other information the Department determines is relevant for the report.

 [ 2. That the provisions of this act shall not become effective unless an appropriation effectuating the purposes of this act is included in a general appropriation act passed in 2015 by the General Assembly that becomes law.  ]


SENATE BILL NO. 771
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
on January 29, 2015)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Senator McEachin)
A BILL to amend and reenact § 10.1-1186.1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the Department of Environmental Quality; toxic waste site inventory.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 10.1-1186.1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 10.1-1186.1. Department to publish toxics inventory.

A. The Department of Environmental Quality shall publish in March of each year the information reported by industries pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 11023 in its document known as the "Virginia Toxic Release Inventory." The report shall be (i) organized by chemical, facility and facility location, and standard industrial classification code, and (ii) distributed to newspapers of general circulation and television and radio stations. The report shall include the information collected for the most recent calendar year for which data is available prior to the March publication date.

B. The Department shall publish by July 1, 2016, a report of identified waste sites in Virginia in a document known as the "Virginia Waste Site Inventory." The report shall consist of a listing of sites within the Commonwealth that the Department is aware of and that have (i) managed a solid waste, hazardous waste, hazardous substance, or other substance within the jurisdiction of the Waste Management Board or (ii) been required or volunteered to conduct a remedial action under an order or regulations of the Waste Management Board. The report shall contain, if known, the site location, type of waste management, time period of management, remedial action, corrective action, or closure, if any, taken at the site; impediments to remedial action, corrective action, or closure, if any; and any other information the Department determines is relevant for the report.

SENATE BILL NO. 771

Offered January 14, 2015
Prefiled December 23, 2014
A BILL to amend and reenact § 10.1-1186.1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the Department of Environmental Quality; toxic waste site inventory.
Patron-- McEachin

Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 10.1-1186.1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 10.1-1186.1. Department to publish toxic release inventory and toxic waste site inventory.

A. The Department of Environmental Quality shall publish in March of each year the information reported by industries pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 11023 in its document known as the "Virginia Toxic Release Inventory." The report shall be (i) organized by chemical, facility, and facility location, and standard industrial classification code, and (ii) distributed to newspapers of general circulation and television and radio stations. The report shall include the information collected for the most recent calendar year for which data is available prior to the March publication date.

B. The Department shall conduct by July 1, 2016, a comprehensive inventory of nonfederally managed toxic waste sites in Virginia and shall publish at that time and in July of each succeeding year the information collected in a document to be known as the "Virginia Toxic Waste Site Inventory." The inventory shall include the information collected for the most recent calendar year for which data is available prior to the July publication date.