SB 265, Buffer Areas for New Landfills

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

Sen. Jason Anavitarte
District 31

This bill would require buffer areas, where no residential or commercial structures exist, for siting new public or private landfills. These buffer areas include:

  • 10 miles from any branch of the State Technical College System;
  • 5 miles from any golf course;
  • 2 miles from any railroad right-of-way or Interstate Highway.
Last Updated: 10/20/2021
Subject Area: Environment
Resources: bill text
BILL STATUS
2/26/2021 - Assigned to Senate Committee

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