NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1994
324.11531 Solid waste removal; frequency; disposal; ordinance.
(1) A municipality or county shall assure that all solid waste is removed from the site of generation frequently enough to protect the public health, and is delivered to licensed disposal areas, except waste that is permitted by state law or rules promulgated by the department to be disposed of at the site of generation.
(2) An ordinance enacted before February 8, 1988 by a county or municipality incidental to the financing of a publicly owned disposal area or areas under construction that directs that all or part of the solid waste generated in that county or municipality be directed to the disposal area or areas is an acceptable means of compliance with subsection (1), notwithstanding that the ordinance, in the case of a county, has not been approved by the governor. This subsection applies only to ordinances adopted by the governing body of a county or municipality before February 8, 1988, and does not validate or invalidate an ordinance adopted after February 8, 1988 as an acceptable means of compliance with subsection (1).
History: 1994, Act 451, Eff. Mar. 30, 1995
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA
Popular Name: Solid Waste Act
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