Honorable Dennis Bonnen, Chair, House Committee on Environmental Regulation
John Keel, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB2052 by Smith, Wayne (Relating to restrictions on the location of an industrial solid waste landfill.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would prohibit the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) from issuing a permit for an industrial solid waste landfill if the proposed site is: three miles or less from a coastal bay system, and is in a county with a population of 35,000 or less that is adjacent to a county with a population of two million or more; and the county commissioners court adopts an order recommending denial of the application.
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