Florida Governor Signs into Law Key Solid Waste Permit Bill

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a key industry bill doubling the permit terms for solid waste facilities.

House Bill 503 extends the permit term for a solid waste management facility with a leachate collection system to 20 years from 10. Facilities without leachate collection systems can extend the term to 10 years from 5, said Keyna Cory, longtime Florida Chapter lobbyist for the Washington-based National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA), in an e-mail.

The law will take effect July 1... 

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