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. This bill was incorporated into SB 1355. Read the Bill »

Status

01/28/2019: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
07/23/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100103D
07/23/2018Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/09/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1009)
01/17/2019Rereferred from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (11-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2019Rereferred to Commerce and Labor
01/23/2019Assigned C&L sub: Coal Ash Subcommittee
01/28/2019Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB1355-Wagner) (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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