Nevada Public Health and Safety

Sec. § 444.509
Management and disposal of waste tires: Unlawful to dispose of waste tire in solid waste landfill if permit issued for operation of facility in health district or county; exceptions.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, in any health district created pursuant to NRS 439.362 or 439.370 and any area over which the district board of health has authority pursuant to an interlocal agreement or any county in which a permit for the operation of a facility for the management of waste tires has been issued pursuant to NRS 444.505, a person who willfully disposes of a waste tire generated in that health district or county in any municipal solid waste landfill in this State is guilty of a misdemeanor and, except as otherwise provided in NRS 445C.010 to 445C.120, inclusive, shall be punished by a fine of not less than $100 per violation. Each waste tire disposed of in violation of the provisions of this section constitutes a separate violation.

2.

The provisions of subsection 1 do not apply:

(a)

To a person who inadvertently or unintentionally disposes of a waste tire in a municipal solid waste landfill in violation of the provisions of subsection 1; or

(b)

If the unavailability of a facility for the management of waste tires makes disposal of a waste tire at a site other than a municipal solid waste landfill impracticable.
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Feb. 5, 2021