H765 - Regulatory Reform Act of 2015, Secs. 4.7 and 4.8: Amend Risk-Based Remediation Provisions (SL 2015-286)
Session Year 2015
Overview: Secs. 4.7 and 4.8 of S.L. 2015-286 address the laws governing risk-based cleanup of contaminated sites by: (i) generally eliminating several criteria that limited eligibility of sites to enter the program; and (ii) requiring the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) (formerly the Department of Environment and Natural Resources) to develop coordinated processes to govern remediation of contaminated industrial sites using risk-based remediation that are consistent across all programs and requirements, and expand the use of registered environmental consultants for implementation and oversight of sites using risk-based remediation.
These sections became effective October 22, 2015.