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H.R. 1391: RCCRA Act of 2011

Summary: To prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating fossil fuel combustion waste under subtitle C of the Solid Waste Disposal Act. (More Info)

H.R. 1391 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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56% Oppose
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Endorsing Organizations

American Concrete Pressure Pipe Association (ACPPA)

The bill would block recent EPA plans to reclassify fly ash and other coal combustion residuals as a hazardous waste. Regulating coal ash – which is recycled and used to supplement Portland cement in concrete production – would have a number of unintended consequences with no public health benefit. For concrete manufacturers, the move would drive up costs by eliminating a key element in production. Its classification as a hazardous waste would also trigger an increase in disposal expenses for coal-fired power plants and other coal ash generators, removing a long recycled element from the supply chain and hiking consumer energy prices ...

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