Pro-Environment

Effective: 2021-2022

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Key Information

HB 4454-4461 is a package to rewrite Michigan’s solid waste laws to encourage the buildout of recycling infrastructure. The bills give communities a say in preventing the siting of new landfills, increase fees on landfill owners and waste haulers, set new standards for coal ash landfills, and allow the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) to increase inspections at solid waste facilities. All of the bills aim to decrease the amount of trash that is disposed of in Michigan landfills and limit harmful pollution that may originate at waste disposal sites. This legislation sets Michigan on track to recycle 45% of our waste by 2032.

Learn more at legislature.mi.gov

Votes

90 Pro-Environment
17 Anti-Environment
3 N/A
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