Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that "pollution control waste", "sludge", and "waste" do not include exceptional quality biosolids. Defines "exceptional quality biosolids".
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that, to the extent allowed by federal law, Exceptional Quality biosolids shall not be subject to regulation as a sludge or other waste if they meet specified requirements. Defines "Exceptional Quality biosolids". Effective immediately.
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Provides that Exceptional Quality biosolids that have not been bagged shall not be subject to regulation as sludge or other waste if they are used on agricultural land in a manner that follows recommended agronomic rates and are used on all land in a manner that follows best management practices to protect water quality.