Agriculture and Forestry

Protection of Trees and Plants Generally

SECTION 2-15-9

§ 2-15-9. Control of injurious gases.

No person, firm or corporation owning or using or having control or charge of gas or other substance shall knowingly permit that gas or other substance to come in contact with the soil surrounding the roots of any tree, shrub or plant in any public highway or on any public grounds, under the jurisdiction of the tree warden, or the department of transportation, the department of environmental management, or the park commission of any town or city in any manner that shall injure, kill or destroy the tree, shrub or plant.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1931, ch. 1763, § 10; G.L. 1938, ch. 225, § 10; impl. am. P.L. 1952, ch. 2973, §§ 2, 4; G.L. 1956, § 2-15-9.)