(Pub. L. 89–272, title II, § 8001, as added Pub. L. 94–580, § 2,Oct. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 2829; amended Pub. L. 95–91, title III, § 301, title VII, §§ 703,
707,Aug. 4, 1977, 91 Stat. 577, 606, 607; Pub. L. 95–609, § 7(s),Nov. 8, 1978, 92 Stat. 3083.)
References in Text
Such Act, referred to in subsec. (c)(3), means the Federal Nonnuclear Energy Research and Development Act of 1974, Pub. L. 93–577
, Dec. 31, 1974, 88 Stat. 1878
, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 74 (§ 5901 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
of this title and Tables.
Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in section
of this title, prior to the general amendment of the Solid Waste Disposal Act by Pub. L. 94–580
1978—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 95–609
, § 7(s)(1), substituted “management” for “disposal”.
Subsec. (a)(13). Pub. L. 95–609
, § 7(s)(2), inserted “treatment,” after “for purpose of”.
Transfer of Functions
“Secretary of Energy” was substituted for “Administrator of the Federal Energy Administration, the Administrator of the Energy Research and Development Administration, or the Chairman of the Federal Power Commission” in subsec. (a), and for “Energy Research and Development Administration” in subsecs. (b)(2) and (c)(3), in view of the termination of the Federal Energy Administration, the Energy Research and Development Administration, and the Federal Power Commission and the transfer of their functions and the functions of the Administrators and Chairman thereof (with certain exceptions) to the Secretary of Energy pursuant to sections 301, 703, and 707 ofPub. L. 95–91
, which are classified to sections
of this title.
For transfer of certain enforcement functions of Administrator or other official of Environmental Protection Agency under this chapter to Federal Inspector, Office of Federal Inspector for the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System, and subsequent transfer to Secretary of Energy, then to Federal Coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects, see note set out under section
of this title.
EPA Study of Methods To Reduce Plastic Pollution
Pub. L. 100–220
, title II, § 2202,Dec. 29, 1987, 101 Stat. 1465
, directed Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency, in consultation with Secretary of Commerce, to conduct a study of the adverse effects of improper disposal of plastic articles on environment and on waste disposal, and various methods to reduce or eliminate such adverse effects, and directed Administrator, within 18 months after Dec. 29, 1987, to report results of this study to Congress.
National Advisory Commission on Resource Conservation and Recovery
Pub. L. 96–482
, § 33,Oct. 21, 1980, 94 Stat. 2356
, as amended by Pub. L. 105–362
, title V, § 501(g),Nov. 10, 1998, 112 Stat. 3284
, provided for establishment, membership, functions, etc., of a National Advisory Commission on Resource Conservation and Recovery, directed Commission, upon expiration of the two-year period beginning on the date when all initial members of the Commission have been appointed or the date initial funds become available, whichever is later, to transmit a final report to President and Congress containing a detailed statement of the findings and conclusions of the Commission, and terminated the Commission 30 days after submission of its final report.
Solid Waste Cleanup on Federal Lands in Alaska; Study and Report to Congressional Committees
Section 3 ofPub. L. 94–580
provided for a study of procedures for removal of solid waste from Federal lands in Alaska and submission of a Presidential Report to the Senate Committee on Public Lands and House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce no later than one year after Oct. 21, 1976, and implementing recommendations to such committees within six months thereafter, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 96–482
, § 30,Oct. 21, 1980, 94 Stat. 2352
Leachate Control Research Program in Delaware
Section 4 ofPub. L. 94–580
directed Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency, in order to demonstrate effective means of dealing with contamination of public water supplies by leachate from abandoned or other landfills, to provide technical and financial assistance for a research program, designed by New Castle County areawide waste treatment management program, to control leachate from Llangollen Landfill in New Castle County, Delaware, and provided up to $250,000 in each of the fiscal years 1978 and 1979 for the operating costs of a counter-pumping program to contain the leachate from the Llangollen Landfill during the period of this study.