WASHINGTON Passage of flow control legislation is in jeopardy as Congress nears adjournment, but the solid waste industry, state and local groups, and congressional staff are trying to hammer out a last-minute compromise to salvage the effort, sources said.

The compromise under discussion would preserve existing flow control laws and policies indefinitely, but it would not let localities adopt new flow control authority.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.