HB 2687 Local landfill referenda.
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Summary as introduced:
Local landfill referenda. Requires the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to notify, upon the completion of a permit for a new municipal solid waste landfill or for an expansion of such a landfill, the county or city in which the landfill would be, or is, located. The county or city may then either decline to hold a referendum or request a referendum on the question of issuing a permit for the facility. The county or city must make its decision regarding the holding of a referendum within 60 days of the notice. If the county or city declines to hold a referendum, the DEQ Director may issue the permit. If a referendum is held, the DEQ Director may not issue the permit unless the question is approved.

Full text:
01/21/99  House: Presented & ordered printed 995207201  pdf

Status:
01/21/99  House: Presented & ordered printed 995207201
01/21/99  House: Referred to Committee on Conservation and Natural Resources
02/06/99  House: Passed by indefinitely in C. N. R. (12-Y 7-N)