January 25, 2021 | Rhode Island House | Relating to Health and Safety | Source
Legislative intent. (a) To preserve the safe, peaceful uses of Rhode Island's atmosphere for people, the environment, and agriculture, by regulating geoengineering, weather modification and other large- scale activities and prohibiting activities that are harmful.
“This act would establish regulations to reduce hazardous emissions and increase resiliency by prohibiting the intentional manipulation of the environment by various means referred to as geoengineering, and would collect application and violation fees into a state trust fund. This act would also provide that a person seeking to engage in a geoengineering activity must meet safety, health, and environmental requirements as evaluated in a public hearing process and show proof of insurance and bonding in order to procure a license from the director of the department of environmental management for any such activity.”
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VOTE YES on H 5135 The Geoengineering Act
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VOTE YES on S 0572 The Geoengineering-Hazardous Emissions Act