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Environment Council of Rhode Island

...building an ecologically healthy future in a sustainable economy

Green Economy Bond

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Budget
Bill Year: 
2016
Brief Bill Description: 

This bond, if approved will appear on the November ballot, will ask Rhode Islanders to invest $35 million in the state's growing "green economy". Historic State Park Development Program ($7 M); State Land Acquisition Program ($4 M); State Bikeway Development Program ($10 M); Brownfield Remediation & Economic Development ($5 M); Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program($3 M); Local Recreation Development Matching Grant Program ($2 M).

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Legislative Activity Type: 
Budget Article

ECRI Position

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