ACT NO. 122
Conservation; solid waste; mining; waste facility franchise tax
This act repeals the sunset of the exemption from the waste facility franchise tax for solid waste produced from mining extraction or mineral processing. The act also adjusts the solid waste certification application fee to be paid by facilities that treat, store, or dispose of waste generated solely from mining, extraction, or mineral processing. Facilities with an operation capacity of less than 25,000 cubic yards shall pay an application fee of $200.00. Facilities with an operation capacity of more than 25,000 cubic yards shall pay a fee of $0.95 per cubic yard of operational capacity up to a maximum annual fee of $75,000.00. In addition, the act requires the agency of natural resources to post on its website the results of monitoring a the OMYA facility and to require staff time associated with the OMYA facility to be assigned a specific accounting code.
Effective Date: May 8, 2008.
The Vermont General Assembly
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