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House Committee on Armed ServicesReadinessIntroducedJune 6th, 2013
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Save Our Soldiers' Lungs Act
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.
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.