2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 49 - CONSERVATION AND ECOLOGY
Chapter 31 - Mississippi Multimedia Pollution Prevention Act.
49-31-13 - Comprehensive study of status of pollution prevention and recycling activities.
§ 49-31-13. Comprehensive study of status of pollution prevention and recycling activities.
(1) The department shall complete a comprehensive study of the status of pollution prevention and recycling activities in Mississippi. The study shall address, but not be limited to, the following:
(a) The types and quantities of wastes generated in the state, the existing system for management of wastes, and pollution prevention and recycling efforts to date in the state;
(b) The advisability, feasibility and potential impacts of waste stream reduction through statutory restraints;
(c) The identification of key business, industry, academic institutions and governmental entities which should receive priorities in technical assistance;
(d) The establishment of the program priorities, objectives, missions and goals for pollution prevention and recycling in the state, including a methodology for assessing the efficiency and effectiveness of the program in attaining program goals and objectives;
(e) The development of a methodology to assess progress in minimizing waste, preventing pollution and recycling in the state; and
(f) Any other information deemed necessary by the department to carry out the purposes of this chapter.
(2) The study shall be presented to the Chairman of the Conservation and Water Resources Committee of the Mississippi House of Representatives and the Environmental Protection, Conservation and Water Resources Committee of the Mississippi Senate by the second day of each legislative session.
Sources: Laws, 1990, ch. 507, § 7; Laws, 1994, ch. 637 § 7; Laws, 2006, ch. 587, § 7, eff from and after July 1, 2006.
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