|BILL AS INTRODUCED||2007-2008|
Introduced by Representatives Johnson of Canaan, Kilmartin of Newport City, Marcotte of Coventry, Morley of Barton and Shaw of Derby
Subject: Conservation; solid waste; landfill capacity reservation
Statement of purpose: This bill proposes to reserve landfill capacity for municipalities in the Northeast Kingdom.
AN ACT RELATING TO LANDFILL CAPACITY
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. 10 V.S.A. § 6633 is added to read:
§ 6633. RESERVATION OF LANDFILL CAPACITY
Any landfill that has a capacity of two million tons or greater shall reserve one percent of its remaining capacity for waste originating in municipalities that are located in Caledonia, Essex, and Orleans counties. Each month the remaining capacity shall be recalculated, and the total reserved capacity shall be adjusted accordingly.
The Vermont General Assembly
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