75-2-226. Credit for use of postconsumer glass. (1) The following requirements must be met for an applicant to be entitled to a credit for the use of postconsumer glass:
(a) The postconsumer glass must have been used in recycled material in the calendar year prior to the calendar year in which the applicant is applying for and paying for permits under 75-2-220.
(b) (i) The applicant claiming a credit must be a person who, as an owner, including a contract purchaser or lessee, or who pursuant to an agreement owns, leases, or has a beneficial interest in a business that uses postconsumer glass in recycled materials. The use of postconsumer glass as recycled material may be a minor or nonprofit part of a business otherwise engaged in a business activity.
(ii) The applicant may but need not operate or conduct a business that uses postconsumer glass as recycled material. If more than one person has an interest in a business with qualifying uses of postconsumer glass, they may allocate all or any part of the allowable credit among themselves and their successors or assigns.
(c) The business must have been owned or leased by the applicant claiming the credit during the calendar year prior to the calendar year for which the permit fees are due under 75-2-220, except as otherwise provided in subsection (1)(b), and must have used postconsumer glass in recycled material during the calendar year prior to the calendar year for which the credit is claimed.
(d) The postconsumer glass used in recycled material may not be an industrial waste generated by the person claiming the credit unless:
(i) the person generating the waste historically has disposed of the waste onsite or in a licensed landfill; and
(ii) standard industrial practice has not generally included the reuse of the waste in the manufacturing process.
(2) The credit provided by this section is not in lieu of any other incentive to which the applicant otherwise may be entitled under Title 15 or this chapter.
(3) A credit otherwise allowable under this section that is not used by the applicant in the calendar year for which the permits are applied may not be:
(a) carried forward to offset an applicant's permit fees for any succeeding calendar year; or
(b) carried back to offset an applicant's permit fees for any preceding calendar year.
History: En. Sec. 3, Ch. 516, L. 2001; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 129, L. 2005; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 159, L. 2009.