Senate File 94 - Introduced SENATE FILE 94 BY PETERSEN A BILL FOR An Act regarding disposal of yard waste in landfills operating 1 a methane collection system. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 1902SS (1) 86 tr/sc
S.F. 94 Section 1. Section 455D.9, subsection 1, Code 2015, is 1 amended by adding the following new paragraph: 2 NEW PARAGRAPH . d. When the yard waste is collected for 3 disposal by a sanitary landfill that operates a methane 4 collection system that produces energy. 5 EXPLANATION 6 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 7 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 8 Currently, disposal of yard waste in a sanitary landfill is 9 prohibited except in three specific circumstances. This bill 10 adds a fourth exception to allow for the disposal of yard waste 11 in a sanitary landfill when the sanitary landfill operates a 12 methane collection system that produces energy. 13 -1- LSB 1902SS (1) 86 tr/sc 1/ 1