Waste Management Assistance Act (Iowa)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Iowa

Applies to States or Provinces Iowa
Name Waste Management Assistance Act (Iowa)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Environmental Protection Commission, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website http://coolice.legis.iowa.gov/cool-ice/default.asp?category=billinfo&service=iowacode&input=455B#455B.483

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source http://www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryLand/SolidWaste.aspx


This section promotes the proper and safe storage, treatment, and disposal of solid, hazardous, and low-level radioactive wastes in Iowa, and calls on Iowans to assume responsibility for waste disposal within the state. The Department of Natural Resources is tasked with establishing a comprehensive solid waste management plan. In addition, the Department, in cooperation with the small business assistance center at the University of Northern Iowa, shall work with generators of hazardous wastes in the state to develop and implement aggressive waste minimization programs.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Jerah Sheets
Department Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Division Environmental Protection Commission

Phone 515-313-8909

Email jerah.sheets@dnr.iowa.gov
Website http://www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/BoardsCommissions/EnvironmentalProtectionEPC.aspx

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Iowa Code 455B.480-491
Date Effective 1989
Date Enacted 1987