Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Increase Penalty for Protected Lands

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This act would prohibit encroachment upon open space land and would allow the owner of open space land or the holder of a conservation easement to bring a civil action in superior court to remedy the encroachment of that land, and to recover damages resulting from this encroachment.

This act would take effect upon passage.

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