Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Cesspool phaseout

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Water
Bill Year: 
2014
Brief Bill Description: 

This act would phase out the use of cesspools throughout the state, beginning with those close to tidal water areas and public drinking water supplies. It would require the identification and replacement of cesspools on all properties that are subject to sale and transfer. 

 

Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill

ECRI Position

ECRI Pro/Con: 
Support
Leg Agenda/Priority: 
Legislative Priority