H.R.2997 - Superfund Common Sense Act

To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Responsive Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 ("Superfund") to provide that manure is not considered a hazardous substance or pollutant or contaminant under that Act, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Responsive Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 ("Superfund") to provide that manure is not considered a hazardous substance or pollutant or contaminant under that Act, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Superfund Common Sense Act as introduced.

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09/21/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Billy Long

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Official Summary

Superfund Common Sense Act - Amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) to exclude manure from the definition of \"hazardous substance\" and \"pollutant or contaminant\" for purposes of such Act. Defines \"manure\" to mean: (1) digestive

Official Summary

Superfund Common Sense Act - Amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) to exclude manure from the definition of \"hazardous substance\" and \"pollutant or contaminant\" for purposes of such Act. Defines \"manure\" to mean:
(1) digestive emissions, feces, urine, urea and other excrement from livestock;
(2) any associated bedding, compost, raw materials or other materials commingled with such excrement from livestock;
(3) any process water associated with such items; and
(4) any byproducts, constituents, or substances contained in, or originating from, such items or any emissions relating to such items. Amends the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 to exempt from notification requirements releases associated with manure.

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