Amends GS 130A-309.213 regarding the prioritization of coal combustion residuals surface impoundments. Requires the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to classify any coal combustion residuals surface impoundments located at a single site which contain more than 20 million tons of residual combustion residuals as high-risk. Mandates that DEQ require closure of so classified impoundments pursuant to GS 130A-309.214(a)(1) as soon as practicable, but no later than December 31, 2029 (GS 130A-309.214(a)(1) provides for the closure of high-risk impoundments no later than December 31, 2019).
REQ PROP. DISPOSAL/CERTAIN COAL ASH IMPDMTS.
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AN ACT TO REQUIRE CERTAIN LARGE COAL ASH IMPOUNDMENTS TO BE MANAGED AS HIGH-RISK IMPOUNDMENTS AND EXCAVATED.Intro. by Setzer.
Status: Ref to the Com on Energy and Public Utilities, if favorable, Environment, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Apr 4 2019)
Wed, 3 Apr 2019 House: Filed
Thu, 4 Apr 2019 House: Passed 1st Reading
Bill H 572 (2019-2020)Summary date: Apr 3 2019 - View Summary