Apr 13, 2015
Passed House on Jul 22, 2015
This bill passed in the House on July 22, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 50 pages
24% chance of being enacted (details)
About the bill
To amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to encourage recovery and beneficial use of coal combustion residuals and establish requirements for the proper management and disposal of coal combustion residuals that are protective of human health and the environment.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
The Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Act of 2015 would outline minimum requirements for state-run permit programs on the management and disposal of coal ash. The bill would grant the Environmental Protection Agency with the authority to check that state permit programs meet the minimum requirements for safe disposal of ash, but otherwise allows state discretion over permits. The National Rural ...
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1734 — 114th Congress: Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr1734
“H.R. 1734 — 114th Congress: Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. September 27, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr1734>
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