Solid Waste Facilities Regulations (Massachusetts)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Massachusetts



Name Solid Waste Facilities Regulations (Massachusetts)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website http://www.malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleII/Chapter21h


Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

This chapter of the Massachusetts General Laws governs the operation of solid waste facilities. It seeks to encourage sustainable waste management practices and to mitigate adverse effects, such as mercury release, from solid waste disposal. Included are regulations pertaining to combustion of waste. Regulations pertaining to this chapter can be found in 310 CMR 16.00 (site assignment) and 19.00 (facility regulations).


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Policy Contact

Contact Name James Doucett
Department Department of Environmental Protection
Division Waste and Recycling
Address One Winter Street, Boston, MA, 02108


Phone 617-292-5868


Email james.doucett@state.ma.us
Website http://www.mass.gov/dep/recycle/index.htm


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

Authority 1: Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 21H



Authority 2: 310 CMR 16.00



Authority 3: 310 CMR 19.00
















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