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      House Committee on Armed Services
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    IntroducedJune 6th, 2013

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Title

Save Our Soldiers' Lungs Act

Official Title

To define the term "covered waste" for purposes of the Department of Defense prohibition on the disposal of certain waste in open-air burn pits.

Summary

Save Our Soldiers' Lungs Act - Includes within the definition of "covered waste" for purposes of the Department of Defense (DOD) prohibition against disposal of certain waste in open-air burn pits: tires; treated wood; batteries; plastics, except insignificant amounts of plastic remaining after a good-faith effort to remove or recover plastic materials from the solid waste stream; munitions and explosives; compressed gas cylinders, unless empty with valves removed; fuel containers, unless completely evacuated of contents; aerosol cans; polychlorinated biphenyls; petroleum, oils, and lubricants products (other than waste fuel for initial combustion); asbestos; mercury; foam tent material; and any item containing any of such materials.