Environment Council of Rhode Island

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The Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling and Exploration Activities Control Act

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Conservation
Bill Year: 
2018
Brief Bill Description: 

This act would regulate activities related to any offshore oil and gas drilling, including exploration in federal waters of the Atlantic Ocean in an effort to minimize any adverse effects resulting therefrom within the territorial waters and coastline of the state.

This act would take effect upon passage.

Add to Agenda?: 
Consider Supporting
Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill

ECRI Position

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