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Processing of Municipal Solid Waste

Concerning requirements for the processing of municipal solid waste in the state.
2024 Regular Session
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

On and after July 1, 2024, section 2 of the bill prohibits a person from operating or expanding certain units that incinerate municipal solid waste (incineration unit).

On and after January 1, 2025, section 2 also clarifies that incineration and incineration units do not meet certain standards established by state law or rules. Section 3 changes current law to provide that synthetic gas produced by the pyrolysis of waste materials is not an eligible energy resource for the purpose of certain state-level renewable energy standards. Section 4 changes current law to specify that methane derived from the pyrolysis of municipal solid waste is not recovered methane that is a clean heat resource for the purpose of clean heat plans.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)


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Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. L. Cutter
Rep. M. Froelich



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