Title 42
State Affairs and Government

Chapter 98
Energy Facility Siting Act

R.I. Gen. Laws 42-98-19

 42-98-19.  Applicability.

(a) This chapter shall take effect upon its passage and shall operate prospectively and shall not apply to any electric cogeneration energy facility capable of operating at a gross capacity of more than forty (40) megawatts but less than eighty (80) megawatts which, prior to May 30, 1990, has applied to the department of environmental management for an air quality permit or approval; provided, however, that, notwithstanding that application, this chapter shall apply to any facility capable, at any time, of operating at a gross capacity of eighty (80) megawatts or more.

(b) The complete plans submitted pursuant to 42-98-8 shall be the basis for determining jurisdiction under this section.

History of Section.
P.L. 1990, ch. 321, 2; P.L. 1994, ch. 202, 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 216, 49.