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The DC Code: § 8-1004 Solid waste management policy for the District.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)
a
The following waste management hierarchy is established for the District:
1
Volume reduction at the source;
2
Recycling, composting, and reuse; or
3
Disposal in landfill facilities.
b
On October 1, 1989, December 1, 1993, and every two years thereafter, the Mayor shall submit to the Council, for review, a comprehensive solid waste management plan consistent with the purposes in § 8-1002 and the hierarchy in subsection (a) of this section. The plan shall include the following:
1
A comprehensive analysis of the solid waste stream composition of the District for the next 10 years;
2
A comprehensive analysis of the solid waste disposal and recycling systems of the District for the next 20 years, including an assessment of the life expectancy of the Lorton Landfill;
3
An analysis of the market for recycled materials;
4
An analysis of recycling opportunities in the Washington Metropolitan Area;
5
An analysis of the feasibility of establishing local markets for recyclable materials in and near the District; and
6
An assessment of the risks of waste management alternatives.
c
The Mayor shall consult with the Environmental Planning Commission established pursuant to § 3-1001, and private entities and individuals in implementing the provisions of this subchapter.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-3404. Temporary Amendments of Section For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(a) of District of Columbia Solid Waste Management and Multi-Material Recycling Act of 1988 Temporary Amendment Act of 1992 (D.C. Law 9-263, March 27, 1993, law notification 40 DCR 2333). For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(a) of District of Columbia Solid Waste Management and Multi-Material Recycling Act of 1988 Temporary Amendment Act of 1993 (D.C. Law 10-86, March 19, 1994, law notification 41 DCR 1636). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(a) of the District of Columbia Solid Waste Management and Multi-Material Recycling Act of 1988 Emergency Amendment Act of 1992 (D.C. Act 9-346, December 22, 1992, 40 DCR 141). For temporary amendments of section, see § 2(a) of the District of Columbia Solid Waste Management and Multi-Material Recycling Act of 1988 Emergency Amendment Act of 1993 (D.C. Act 10-147, November 4, 1993, 40 DCR 8091) and § 2(a) of the District of Columbia Solid Waste Management and Multi-Material Recycling Act of 1988 Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1994 (D.C. Act 10-185, February 2, 1994, 41 DCR 627). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-226, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 8-1001. For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-178, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 8-1003. Delegation of Authority Delegation of authority pursuant to D.C. Law 7-226, the "D.C. Solid Waste Management & Multi-Material Recycling Act of 1988", see Mayor's Order 89-160, July 20, 1989. DC CODE § 8-1004 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-226, § 5, 36 DCR 595; Sept. 24, 1994, D.C. Law 10-178, § 3(b), 41 DCR 5205.)