SEC. 17-18-9. Powers and duties of authority.
The authority shall exercise the following powers and duties in carrying out the purposes of this chapter:
(a) It shall adopt rules specifying the criteria and methodology for site selection as submitted by the Hazardous Waste Technical Siting Committee.
(b) It shall select one (1) site as the designated site for the state commercial hazardous waste management facility from the three (3) candidate sites submitted by the Hazardous Waste Technical Siting Committee. The site selection shall be made in writing to the Governor and executive director of the department.
(c) It may conduct or cause to be conducted any studies, analyses or evaluations.
(d) It may apply and contract for and accept any grants or gifts in furtherance of the activities of the authority.
(e) It may enter into contracts and perform all acts necessary, convenient or desirable to carry out any power expressly granted to the authority under this chapter. All contracts shall be executed by the Department of Finance and Administration subject to final approval by the authority.
(f) It shall conduct such public meetings or hearings as may be necessary or appropriate and make a permanent record thereof, in furtherance of the activities of the authority.
SOURCES: Laws, 1990, ch. 506, Sec. 7, eff from and after passage (approved March 31, 1990).