Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Inclusion of Incineration of Solid Waste in Statewide Resource Recovery System Development Plan

Eliminates the prohibition on inclusion of incineration of solid waste in the statewide resource recovery system development plan.

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Statewide Solid Waste Mgt Plan & Use of Out of State Non-Hazardous Contaminated Soils Within RI

Eliminates the prohibition of incinerating solid waste from the statewide solid waste management plan, would allow non-hazardous contaminated soils originating out of state for use on site as daily cover material, and would allow glass to be used as cover material.

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Future of Solid Waste Management

Creates an eleven (11) member special select commission to make a comprehensive study of all technical, environmental, policy, and financial issues concerning the future of solid waste management in the state of Rhode Island, and who would report back to the General Assembly no later than December 31, 2013, and whose life would expire on June 30, 2014.

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