February 14, 2011

Bills Introduced to the Rhode Island Senate (Environment & Agriculture Committee), February 8-10

Carroll Andrew Morse

Significant Rewrites with Statewide Impact

S0185From the official description: "This act would establish procedures and requirements for the recycling of used or waste cooking oil..." Companion to H5203
S0186Changes various exemptions to the "Hazardous Waste Cleanup" law. Companion to H5287
S0188New rules for recycling dry-cell batteries.
S0266Prohibits surgical "debarking" or silencing of dogs and cats.

Targeted Changes with Statewide Impact

S0184Allows municipalities to regulate "construction and demolition debris processing facilities"
S0187Removes from the law the specific amounts that electric and gas companies are to charge their customers for "demand side management programs". Companion to H5281

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We would like to file a protest that we were not officially included in Bill S0266. This is wrong.

Posted by: The local trees at February 14, 2011 9:36 PM
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