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H.R. 2273: Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act

Summary: To amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to facilitate recovery and beneficial use, and provide for the proper management and disposal, of materials generated by the combustion of coal and other fossil fuels. (More Info)

H.R. 2273 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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46% Support
54% Oppose
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Endorsing Organizations

United Mine Workers 8,388 Facebook fans 3,110 Twitter followers

We believe that H.R. 2273 provides the federal oversight needed to ensure the safe disposal or recycling of CCRs while building on existing state authorities to manage their solid waste programs.

Read the full letter at http://www.uswag.or.../LtrUMW10112011.pdf

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Large Public Power Council (LPPC)

In a letter to Speaker John Boehner, the Large Public Power Council (LPPC) offered its support for the Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act (H.R. 2273) and urged “prompt passage by the House of Representatives.”

“The members of the LPPC believe that coal combustion residuals (CCR) should be regulated as a non-hazardous waste,” the LPPC told Speaker Boehner. “This is in accordance with EPA’s two final regulatory determinations that CCR does not warrant regulation under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act’s hazardous waste program.”

“We believe there should be federal guidelines for the disposal of CCR and ...

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