Maine LD 394: Resolve, To Lower the Department of Environmental Protection’s 5-point Odor Intensity Referencing Scale for Odor Control at Solid Waste Processing Facilities

LD 394 (subjects: WATER QUALITY , TREATMENT FACILITIES )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=394&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Kenneth Fredette of Newport: (R – District 100) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

1 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/12/2015 House Committee on Environment and Natural Resources suggested and ordered printed.
The Resolve was REFERRED to the Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/12/2015 Senate On motion by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin REFERRED to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, in concurrence.
6/30/2015 Senate CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992. in concurrence
6/30/2015 House Carried over to any special and/or regular session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992.
6/30/2015 Senate CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992. , in concurrence.
7/21/2015 Senate CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992.
1/14/2016 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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Resolve, To Lower the Department of Environmental Protection’s 5-point Odor Intensity Referencing Scale for Odor Control at Solid Waste Processing Facilities

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Department of Environmental Protection; modified 5-point odor intensity referencing scale. Resolved: That the Department of Environmental Protection shall, as soon as practicable, amend its Chapter 409 rules in effect on July 27, 2014 relating to the operation of solid waste processing facilities to decrease by 50% the existing concentration levels in water of n-butanol corresponding to each level within the modified 5-point odor intensity referencing scale for use in odor control for facilities that process wastewater treatment sludge from publicly owned treatment works and facilities that process septage.

summary

This resolve directs the Department of Environmental Protection to amend its Chapter 409 rules in effect on July 27, 2014 relating to the operation of solid waste processing facilities to decrease by 50% the existing concentration levels in water of n-butanol corresponding to each level within the modified 5-point odor intensity referencing scale for use in odor control for facilities that process wastewater treatment sludge from publicly owned treatment works and facilities that process septage.

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