Municipal SMMP Draft Credit 8: Policy for Comprehensive Public Participation in Solid Waste Management Program Development (x points)

Intent:

Solicit and encourage broad public input into decision making around solid waste management.

Requirements:

Adopt a policy of best-practices public participation in solid waste management decision making* as described in the EPA’s Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Public Participation Manual January 11, 2017  https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2017-01/documents/final_rcra_ppm.pdf.

*Solid waste management programs that could be addressed include: recycling program development, waste management fees and contracts, landfill operations (municipal and contracted), Solid Waste Management Plans, etc.


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