TITLE 1
Aeronautics

CHAPTER 1-7
The Permanent Air Quality Monitoring Act

SECTION 1-7-2


§ 1-7-2 Legislative findings.

The general assembly hereby finds and declares as follows:

(a) T.F. Green airport is located in a densely populated, primarily residential area of the city of Warwick.

(b) Many of the airport operations and activities result in emissions of a number of air pollutants, which may be harmful to public health.

(c) Emissions of concern include, but are not limited to, those associated with "take-off" and "landing" activities of aircraft and emissions associated with the use of diesel engine ground support equipment.

(d) A long-term air quality monitoring program is necessary to collect the data needed to evaluate the impact of the airport emissions on air quality and public health.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2007, ch. 190, § 2; P.L. 2007, ch. 198, § 2.)