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A bill 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... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Oct 20, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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A BILL

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.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act''.

SEC. 2. AMENDMENT TO SUBTITLE D OF THE SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL ACT.

(a) In General.--Subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6941 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

``SEC. 4011. MANAGEMENT AND DISPOSAL OF COAL COMBUSTION RESIDUALS.

``(a) State Permit Programs for Coal Combustion Residuals.--Each State may adopt and implement a coal combustion residuals permit program. ``(b) State Actions.-- ``(1) Notification.--Not later than 6 months after the date of enactment of this section (except as provided by the deadline identified under subsection (d)(2)(B)), the Governor of each State shall notify the Administrator, in writing, whether such State will adopt and implement a coal combustion residuals permit program. ``(2) Certification.-- ``(A) In general.--Not later than 36 months after the date of enactment of this section (except as provided in subsections (f)(1)(A) and (f)(1)(C)), in the case of a State that has notified the Administrator that it will implement a coal combustion residuals permit program, the head of the lead State agency responsible for implementing the coal combustion residuals permit...

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S.1751, the Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2011 is an effort to block the EPA's attempts at setting strong, federally enforceable regulations for coal ash.

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S. 1750 Home Care Consumer Bill of Rights Act S. 1752 Freedom to Breathe Act of 2011