Section 22-30B-2


Published: 2015

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Section 22-30B-2

Section 22-30B-2Operator fees.

In addition to all other fees levied and collected prior to September 30, 1992, beginning on June 1, 2013, there is hereby levied fees on waste received for disposal to be paid by the operators of each commercial site for the disposal of hazardous waste or hazardous substances as follows:



(1) A base fee of five dollars fifty cents ($5.50) per ton on all hazardous waste that is identified or listed under Section 3001 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 as amended (RCRA), and on polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) wastes received for disposal which is required to be disposed of in a chemical waste landfill approved under the federal Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA).



(2) A fee of five dollars fifty cents ($5.50) per ton on all other waste not subject to taxation in subdivision (1) and disposed of at a commercial site for the disposal of hazardous waste and hazardous substances.



Beginning on August 31, 1993, any hazardous waste or hazardous substance collected or removed from within the State of Alabama by any governmental entity or agency or any party performing those collection or removal activities pursuant to a contract with any governmental entity or agency, and any hazardous waste or hazardous substances collected or removed during an amnesty program authorized by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, shall be exempt from the payment of the fees levied by this section. Provided, however, nothing in this section shall exempt the payment of fees levied on any hazardous waste or hazardous substances collected or removed from any site or location which is listed on the federal National Priorities List of Superfund Sites.

(Acts 1988, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 88-872, p. 392, §2; Acts 1989, No. 89-786, p. 1570, §1; Acts 1989, No. 89-787, p. 1571, §1; Acts 1990, No. 90-326, p. 448, §3; Acts 1991, No. 91-633, p. 1190, §1; Acts 1992, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 92-658, p. 32, §1; Acts 1993, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 93-906, p. 202, §1; Act 2006-306, p. 644, §1; Act 2007-594, p. 1204, §1; Act 2013-174, p. 325, §1.)