Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency to develop rules which prohibit the disposal of materials at sanitary landfills that (i) have been approved for recycling through an Agency-issued Beneficial Use Determination and (ii) are located in a county where a Beneficial Use Determination facility for those materials has been approved. Requires the Agency to modify operating permits accordingly.
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that sanitary landfills located within a 25-mile radius of an asphalt shingle recycling facility approved for recycling by the Agency shall not accept specified quantities of asphalt shingles for disposal. Provides that no approved asphalt shingle recycling facility may charge as a tipping fee of more than 50% of the average gate tipping fee for all materials accepted at the sanitary landfills within a 25-mile radius of the facility. Requires each asphalt shingle recycling facility to obtain a list of the gate tipping fees charged by the sanitary landfills located within a 25-mile radius and adjust its maximum tipping fee accordingly. Requires each asphalt shingle recycling facility to maintain, for a period of not less than 3 years, documentation which demonstrates its compliance with these requirements.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 4 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that an owner or operator of a sanitary landfill that is located within a 25-mile radius of a site where asphalt roofing shingles are recycled under a Beneficial Use Determination (BUD) shall not accept for disposal loads of whole or processed asphalt roofing shingles. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency to post on its website the name and address of each site at which the recycling of asphalt roofing shingles under a BUD is approved. Requires each recipient of a BUD for asphalt roofing shingles to submit, by January 31 of each year, a report to the Agency that contains certain information. Provides for the repeal of these provisions on February 1, 2018.