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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2069         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3424

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Walter F. Timilty

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to waste removal plans for transfer stations.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Walter F. Timilty

7th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2069        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3424

By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3424) of Walter F. Timilty relative to permit applications for non-hazardous waste transfer stations.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to waste removal plans for transfer stations.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1.  The definition of “Transfer station” in section 2 of chapter 21C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “wastes”, the first time it appears, in line 56, the following words:- or wastes.

              SECTION 2.  Said section 2 of said chapter 21C is hereby further amended by adding the following definition:-

              “Waste”, all solid or liquid waste materials, including garbage and rubbish, and sludge, but not those materials defined as hazardous waste.

              SECTION 3. Said chapter 21C is hereby further amended by inserting after section 12 the following section:-

              Section 13. No permit application for a transfer station shall be approved by the executive office of energy and environmental affairs until such time as the applicant has prepared and submitted an environmental impact report and a waste removal plan and the secretary has reviewed and approved the report and waste removal plan for such transfer station.

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