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house Bill H.R. 1481

Solid Waste Compact Act

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      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Consumer Protection and Commerce
    IntroducedMarch 12th, 2009

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Solid Waste Compact Act

Official Title

To authorize certain States to prohibit the importation of solid waste from other States, and for other purposes.


Solid Waste Compact Act - Amends the Solid Waste Disposal Act to allow states with approved state solid waste management plans to prohibit the importation of solid waste from outside the state. Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to identify alternative solid waste disposal methods and establish and publish technical guidance regarding their implementation.

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