Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-24.9
Mercury Reduction and Education Act

SECTION 23-24.9-17

§ 23-24.9-17. State review.

The department shall, in consultation with the conference of New England Governors/Eastern Canadian Premiers Environment Committee and/or an interstate mercury clearinghouse should one be developed, coordinate a review of the effectiveness of this chapter no later than January 1, 2006, and shall provide a report based upon that review to the governor and general assembly. The report shall review the effectiveness of the programs as established under the chapter and contain recommendations for improving them. As part of this review, the department shall evaluate the effectiveness of the collection systems established under this chapter and determine whether additional state authority or targeted capture rates are needed to improve those systems. In addition to this review process, the department shall evaluate the need for additional incentives for manufacturers of mercury-added products that are below ten (10) milligrams to reduce the amount of mercury in those products.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2001, ch. 234, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 318, § 1.)