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H.450

Introduced by   Representatives Dostis of Waterbury, Errecart of Shelburne, Canfield of Fair Haven, Cheney of Norwich, Edwards of Brattleboro, Klein of East Montpelier, Krawczyk of Bennington, LaVoie of Swanton, Mitchell of Barnard, Nuovo of Middlebury and Weston of Burlington

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Agency fees; air contaminant fee

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to change the air contaminant fee for the combustion of wood from $0.103 to $0.025 per ton burned.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE AIR CONTAMINANT FEE FOR BURNING WOOD

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  3 V.S.A. § 2822(l) is amended to read:

(l)  Commencing with registration year 1993 and for each year thereafter, any person required to pay a fee to register an air contaminant source under

10 V.S.A. § 555(c) in addition shall pay the following fees for emissions of hazardous air contaminants resulting from the combustion of any of the following fuels in fuel burning or manufacturing process equipment.

(1)  Coal--$0.43 per ton burned;

(2)  Wood--$0.103 $0.025 per ton burned;

(3)  No. 6 grade fuel oil--$0.0005 per gallon burned;

(4)  No. 4 grade fuel oil--$0.0004 per gallon burned;

(5)  No. 2 grade fuel oil--$0.0002 per gallon burned;

(6)  Liquid propane gas--$0.0002 per gallon burned;

(7)  Natural gas--$0.87 per million cubic feet burned.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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