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Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Mercury Reduction and Education Act

General Bill Info

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

The bill would require manufacturers to fund a statewide recycling program for light bulbs containing mercury. It also calls for DEM to set and enforce higher collection goals for the existing EPR program for mercury thermostats.

Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill

ECRI Position

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