GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO USE, CONSISTENT WITH ECONOMIC FEASIBILITY AND APPLICABLE ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY STANDARDS, CERTAIN RECYCLED GOODS FOR SPECIFIED PURPOSES.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. G.S. 130A-309.14(f) reads as rewritten:
(1) All State agencies, including
the Department of
Transportation, Transportation and the
Department of Administration, and units of local government, government
are required to procure compost products when they can be substituted for,
and cost no more than, regular soil amendment products, provided the compost
products meet all applicable State engineering and environmental
quality standards, specifications, and rules. This product preference
shall apply to, but not be limited to, the construction of highway construction
and maintenance projects, road rights-of-way, highway planting and
beautification projects, recultivation and erosion control programs, and
(2) The Department of Transportation shall, consistent with economic feasibility and applicable engineering and environmental quality standards, use scrap tires, demolition debris, and untreated, stabilized, or encapsulated ash from boilers and incinerators in highway construction and maintenance projects."
Sec. 2. This act becomes effective 1 July 1991.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 3rd day of July, 1991.
James C. Gardner
President of the Senate
Daniel Blue, Jr.
Speaker of the House of Representatives