Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Senate Environment & Agriculture Committee Hearing 2021-05-05

At 5:00pm, the Committee will hear testimony on several bills. These include S0107, a bill which defines PFAS, a class of fluorinated organic chemicals, as hazardous substances and regulates their presence in drinking water, groundwater and surface water. Also, S0110 a bill which prohibits PFAS from being used in food packaging and S0154, a bill which establishes a fee on companies that sell fossil fuels in Rhode Island and establishes a fund to disburse the collected funds will be heard.

  **For details about providing verbal or written testimony, see the Hearing Notice Link for this event.

Hearing Date: 
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 5:00pm
Hearing Room: 
Virtual