H.R. 5656: TRASH Act

To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to authorize States to restrict interstate waste imports and impose a higher fee on out-of-State waste.

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Jul 7, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jul 7, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 7, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Matthew Cartwright

Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 7, 2016
Length: 4 pages


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Jul 7, 2016

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