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Title 10: Conservation and Development

Chapter 159: WASTE MANAGEMENT

Sub-Chapter 002: Toxics Use Reduction And Hazardous Waste Reduction

10 V.S.A. § 6625. Toxics use reduction and hazardous waste reduction program



§ 8003. Applicability

(a) The Secretary may take action under this chapter to enforce the following statutes and rules, permits, assurances, or orders implementing the following statutes:

(1) 10 V.S.A. chapter 23, relating to air quality;

(2) 10 V.S.A. chapter 32, relating to flood hazard areas;

(3) 10 V.S.A. chapters 47 and 56, relating to water pollution control, water quality standards, and public water supply;

(4) 10 V.S.A. chapters 41 and 43, relating to dams and stream alterations;

(5) 10 V.S.A. chapter 37, relating to wetlands protection and water resources management;

(6) 10 V.S.A. chapter 48, relating to well drillers and groundwater withdrawal;

(7) 10 V.S.A. chapter 53, relating to beverage containers;

(8) 10 V.S.A. chapter 59, relating to underground storage tanks;

(9) 10 V.S.A. chapter 64, relating to potable water supplies and wastewater systems;

(10) 10 V.S.A. chapter 151, relating to land use;

(11) [Deleted.]

(12) 10 V.S.A. chapter 159, relating to solid waste, hazardous waste and hazardous materials;

(13) 10 V.S.A. chapter 161, relating to low-level radioactive waste;

(14) [Deleted.]

(15) 29 V.S.A. chapter 11, relating to lands under public waters;

(16) 10 V.S.A. chapter 162, relating to the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact;

(17) 10 V.S.A. § 2625, relating to heavy cutting of timber;

(18) 10 V.S.A. chapter 164, relating to comprehensive mercury management;

(19) 24 V.S.A. chapter 61, subchapter 10, relating to salvage yards;

(20) 10 V.S.A. chapter 50, relating to the control of aquatic species and introduction of algicides, pesticides, and herbicides;

(21) 10 V.S.A. chapter 166, relating to collection and recycling of electronic waste;

(22) 10 V.S.A. chapter 164A, collection and disposal of mercury-containing lamps; and

(23) 24 V.S.A. § 2202a, relating to a municipality's adoption and implementation of a solid waste implementation plan that is consistent with the State Solid Waste Plan.

(b) The Secretary's administrative enforcement authority established by this chapter shall supplement any authority of the Secretary established by the chapters set forth in subsection (a) of this section to initiate criminal proceedings, or civil proceedings under chapters 47, 56, 59, and 159 of this title.

(c) The authority established by this chapter shall not be construed as negating any constitutional, common law or statutory rights of persons. (Added 1989, No. 98, § 1; amended 1989, No. 296 (Adj. Sess.), § 10, eff. June 29, 1990; 1991, No. 71, § 3; 1993, No. 137 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; 1997, No. 15, § 4, eff. May 6, 1997; 2001, No. 133 (Adj. Sess.), § 6, eff. June 13, 2002; 2005, No. 13, § 3; 2005, No. 144 (Adj. Sess.), § 6; 2009, No. 31, § 8; 2009, No. 46, § 2, eff. July 1, 2010; 2009, No. 56, § 20; 2009, No. 79 (Adj. Sess.), § 5, eff. April 19, 2010; 2009, No. 146 (Adj. Sess.), § F14; 2011, No. 36, § 3, eff. May 19, 2011; 2011, No. 138 (Adj. Sess.), § 34, eff. July 1, 2013; 2011, No. 148 (Adj. Sess.), § 19.)