S. 1729 (112th): A bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 to clarify that manure is not considered a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant under that Act.

Introduced:

Oct 18, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 18, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Roy Blunt
Junior Senator from Missouri
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 18, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
Amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) to exclude manure from the definition of "hazardous substance" and "pollutant or contaminant" for purposes of such Act. ...

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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2011

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History

Introduced
Oct 18, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
6 cosponsors (6R) (show)
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