Coal combustion residuals surface impoundments; closure. (SB1009)

Introduced By

Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Coal combustion residuals surface impoundments; closure. Directs the Department of Environmental Quality to require the closure of any coal combustion residuals (CCR) surface impoundment located in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The bill requires that such closure include the removal of all CCRs for disposal in a permitted landfill that meets federal criteria and that the impoundment site be reclaimed in a manner consistent with federal mine reclamation standards. Finally, the bill allows an investor-owned public electric utility to recover the costs of closure from customers. Read the Bill »

Status

07/23/2018: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee

History

DateAction
07/23/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100103D
07/23/2018Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources

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