Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Mercury Reduction & Education Act

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Waste
Bill Year: 
2015
Brief Bill Description: 

Requires manufacturers of mercury containing lamps to establish and implement a statewide collection for the recycling of mercury containing lamps. Required DEM to develop thermostat recycling goals by regulation and to conduct a study to evaluate the number of thermostats in use that will need to be recycled.

Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill

ECRI Position

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