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TO ADD SECTION 58-27-255 TO THE 1976 CODE OF LAWS, OR PROVIDE FOR COAL COMBUSTION RESIDUALS THAT RESULT FROM THE PRODUCTION OF ELECTRICITY TO BE PLACED IN A CLASS 3 LANDFILL, WITH SOME EXCEPTIONS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. To amend Chapter 27, Title 58 of the 1976 Code of Laws by adding:
"Section 58-27-255. Coal combustion residuals that result from an electrical utility, an electric cooperative, a governmental entity, a corporation, or an individual producing electricity for sale or distribution by burning coal must be placed in a Class 3 solid waste management landfill, unless the coal combustion residuals are:
(1) located contiguous with the electric generating unit;
(2) intended to be beneficially reused;
(3) placed into beneficial reuse; or
(4) placed in an appropriate landfill owned or operated by the entity that produced the electricity which resulted in the coal combustion residuals."
SECTION 2. The provisions of SECTION 1 are repealed five years from the act's effective date, unless reenacted or otherwise extended by the General Assembly.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect on the date of the Governor's approval, and applies to the disposal of coal combustion residuals placed in a landfill on or after that date.
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