Thursday, June 29, 2017

House Environmental Committee OKs 1 Year Extension Of Recycling Fee

The House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Thursday reported out legislation to extend the $2 Recycling Fee in Act 10, but only after amending the bill to extend the fee for one year.
The bills included--
-- Senate Bill 646 (Killion-R-Delaware) now amended to extend the $2 recycling fee for one year until January 1, 2021; and
-- Senate Bill 144 (Yaw-R-Lycoming) amending Act 537 ton include alternative on-lot sewage systems in sewage plans (sponsor summary) which was also amended to require DEP to do a study on the effectiveness of alternative systems.
The bills now go to the full House for action.
Rep. John Maher (R-Allegheny) serves as Majority Chair of the House Environmental Committee and can be contacted by sending email to:  Rep. Mike Carroll serves as Minority Chair and can be contacted by sending email to:

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