Proposed New Mandate on Landfills

January 17, 2017

HB 1600 (Fariss) requires any active sanitary landfill that receives more than 100,000 tons of solid waste per year and is located within one-half mile of any residence or residentially zoned property to install a landfill gas collection and control system by July 1, 2019. The bill has been referred to the House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee.

VACo is very interested in knowing of any landfill managed by a county that might be affected by this requirement. Please send any responses to this inquiry to Larry Land at

VACo Members – Share your thoughts on FlagPoll.

VACo Contact: Larry Land, CAE

Topic Tags: Capitol Contact

- Related Blog Posts -

‘Jake Brake’ bill comes to a stop

February 2, 2021

View Blog Post

Class size limit bill left in Appropriations

February 7, 2019

View Blog Post

General Assembly Session Update on Bills of Interest

March 15, 2016

View Blog Post