Substitute Senate Bill No. 597
          Substitute Senate Bill No. 597

              PUBLIC ACT NO. 98-112


AN  ACT  CONCERNING THE SITING OF ASPHALT BATCHING
FACILITIES.


    Be it enacted  by  the  Senate  and  House  of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Section  1. Section  22a-174  of  the  general
statutes is amended  by  adding  subsection (n) as
follows:
    (NEW) (n) The  commissioner  shall not issue a
permit for an  asphalt  batch  plant or continuous
mix facility under  the provisions of this section
until July 1, 2000. The provisions of this section
shall apply to  any  application  pending  on  the
effective  date  of  this  act.  Nothing  in  this
section shall apply to applications for upgrading,
consolidating or otherwise  altering  the physical
plant of an  existing  facility  with  a permit to
operate provided such  upgrade,  consolidation  or
alteration results in  reduced  emissions  of  air
pollutants.
    Sec. 2. This  act  shall  take effect from its
passage.

Approved May 5, 1998