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PUBLIC Law, Chapter 220

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An Act To Increase the Beneficial Reuse of Waste Materials

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 35-A MRSA §3210, sub-§2, ¶B-3,  as enacted by PL 2009, c. 542, §3, is amended to read:

B-3. "Renewable capacity resource" means a source of electrical generation:

(1) Whose total power production capacity does not exceed 100 megawatts and relies on one or more of the following:

(a) Fuel cells;

(b) Tidal power;

(c) Solar arrays and installations;

(d) Geothermal installations;

(e) Hydroelectric generators that meet all state and federal fish passage requirements applicable to the generator; or

(f) Biomass generators that are fueled by wood or , wood waste , or landfill gas or anaerobic digestion of agricultural products, by-products or wastes; or

(g) Anaerobic digestion of by-products of waste from animals or agricultural crops, food or vegetative material, algae or organic refuse; or

(2) That relies on wind power installations.

Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 127th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.

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