South Dakota Waste Facility, Initiative 1 (1990)

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The South Dakota Waste Facility Initiative, also known as Initiative 1, was on the November 6, 1990 ballot in South Dakota as an initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure required legislative approval of all permits which authorized the siting, construction or operation of a large-scale solid waste facility.[1][2]

Aftermath

House Bill 1148, submitted in early 2008, sought an exemption from this measure for the Northern Beef Packers plant in Aberdeen. The beef plant sought to use it's waste water to supply farmers.[3]

Election results

South Dakota Initiative 1 (1990)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 130,465 52.96%
No115,89447.04%

Election results via: South Dakota Political Almanac, South Dakota Constitutional Amendments, Initiatives and Referendums 1970-2010

Text of measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

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