Environment Council of Rhode Island

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

2019-2020 Senate Committee on Environment and Agriculture

Committee Description: 

It shall be the duty of the committee on environment and agriculture to consider the appointments of the governor referred to it by the senate which require the advice and consent of the senate and all legislation and matters relating to the conservation of the air, land, water, plant, animal, mineral and other natural resources of the state, and to adopt all means necessary and proper by law to protect the natural environment of the people of the state by providing adequate resource planning for the control and regulation of the use of the natural resources of the state and for the preservation, regeneration, and restoration of the natural environment of the state, to maintain oversight over the application, execution and operation of the laws within its jurisdiction and to consider such other matters as may be referred to it by the senate.

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