H.R.5656: TRASH Act

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Bill Summary

Trash Reduction and Sensible Handling Act of 2016 or the TRASH Act This bill amends the Solid Waste Disposal Act to authorize state solid waste management plans to restrict the importation of out-of-state waste at the state and local level by requiring out-of-state waste to be from states with waste handling and reduction standards that are equivalent or higher than the standards of the state receiving the waste. Those plans may impose a...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
July 7, 2016
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
July 7, 2016

Introduced in the House by Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.)

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