SB 265, Buffer Areas for New Landfills

Municipal Impact
Position
Contact

Sen. Jason Anavitarte
District 31
Contact Info

Evaluating
Michael McPherson, (678) 686-6390
Last Updated:
Subject Area:
Resources:
3/3/2021
Environment |
bill text

This bill would require buffer areas, where no residential or commercial structures exist, for siting new public or private landfills. These buffer areas include:

  • 10 miles from any branch of the State Technical College System;
  • 5 miles from any golf course;
  • 2 miles from any railroad right-of-way or Interstate Highway.
BILL STATUS
2/26/2021 - Assigned to Senate Committee