HB 647, Coal Combustion Residual Impoundments Post-Closure Monitoring

Municipal Impact
GMA Contact
Michael McPherson, (678) 686-6390
Bill Sponsor

Rep. Vance Smith
District 133

This bill would require post closure care regulated by the Georgia Environmental Protection Agency for a minimum of 50 years for Coal Combustion Residual impoundments. Inspections would be mandated for such sites at least once every 5 years.

Last Updated: 10/20/2021
Subject Area: Environment
Resources: bill text
3/8/2021 - Assigned to Senate Committee


3/5/2021 House Vote #165 Yea - 161 Nay - 2 Not Voting - 6 Excused - 11

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