34A-6-85 Deposit of fees in environment and natural resources fee fund and water and environment fu...
Deposit of fees in environment and natural resources fee fund and water and
environment fund--Expenditures, grants, and loans from water and environment fund--Preferences.
Twenty-five percent of the fees received pursuant to §§ 34A-6-81 and 34A-6-82 shall be deposited
in the environment and natural resources fee fund established in § 1-40-30 and shall be used to
defray costs of administering the solid waste management program requirements of chapter 34A-6.
All fees received pursuant to §§ 34A-6-83 and 34A-6-84 and seventy-five percent of the fees
received pursuant to §§ 34A-6-81 and 34A-6-82 shall be deposited in the water and environment
fund established in § 46A-1-60, and their expenditures shall be limited to the solid waste source
reduction, recycling, and waste management program established in § 46A-1-83. Grants or loans
from the water and environment fund shall be administered by the Board of Water and Natural
Resources in accordance with the rules established for solid waste management grants or loans in
§ 46A-1-84. The board shall offer a grant or loan preference to tire management projects utilizing
fees originating pursuant to § 34A-6-83, including waste tire shredding and transporting. The board
shall award financial assistance to projects for waste tire shredding and transporting until there is
capacity in the private sector to fully utilize all new waste tires generated in this state on an annual
basis. Financial assistance for waste tire shredding and transporting may total no more than two
hundred fifty thousand dollars in any one fiscal year, but such financial assistance may not be
awarded to any state agency. The board shall offer a grant or loan preference to any municipal solid
waste landfill facility using volume-based fees reflecting full and true disposal cost. After deducting
the amounts provided for waste tire activities provided for by this section and § 34A-6-85.1, at least
fifty percent of the amount remaining from the fees imposed pursuant to §§ 34A-6-81 to 34A-6-84,
inclusive, shall be awarded as recycling grants or loans.
Source: SL 1992, ch 254, § 50L; SL 1996, ch 219, § 1; SL 2009, ch 13, § 2.