H219 - Amend Environmental Laws. (SL 2022-43)

Session Year 2022

Overview: S.L. 2022-43 does the following:

  • Sets a deadline for reversion for certain directed infrastructure projects.
  • Expands the Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) authorization for use of river debris funding.
  • Makes a technical correction to a Flood Resiliency Blueprint provision.
  • Provides the Division of Marine Fisheries flexibility in maintaining its aircraft.
  • Aligns Coastal Area Management Act public notice requirements for land-use plan hearings with existing local government notice requirements.
  • Directs DEQ to study the express permit and certification review program and the fast-track stormwater permitting program.
  • Authorizes DEQ to allow limited wastewater discharges to waters with naturally occurring low dissolved oxygen levels.
  • Makes changes to the mining permit notice requirements and appeal deadlines.

This act has various effective dates. Please see the full summary for more details.

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