Environment Council of Rhode Island

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

Creation of a Single Set of Environmental Standards for the State

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This act would establish a single set of environmental standards for the state while reducing local regulatory burden and would prohibit cities and towns from enacting future ordinances which are more restrictive than regulations established by the department of environmental management or the coastal resources management council.

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