Waste Management Assistance Act (Iowa)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|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|
|Program Administrator||Environmental Protection Commission, Iowa Department of Natural Resources|
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.
|Contact Name||Jerah Sheets|
|Department||Iowa Department of Natural Resources|
|Division||Environmental Protection Commission|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Iowa Code 455B.480-491|