Sen. Lewis has filed the following bills to address environmental and energy issues:
- An Act to Reduce Solid Waste, Increase Recycling and Generate Municipal Cost Savings: This bill would implement a number of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth, including setting specific municipal recycling performance targets, strengthening oversight and enforcement of waste bans, strengthening regulation of waste haulers, and improving the collection and reporting of solid waste data.
- An Act Relative to the Energy Facilities Siting Board: This bill would expand the criteria that the Energy Facilities Siting Board must use when reviewing projects to include health, environmental and neighborhood impacts.
- An Act Relative to Reasonable Municipal Expenses: This bill would enable cities and towns to receive reasonable reimbursement of legal and consulting expenses incurred when pursuing a case before the Energy Facilities Siting Board.
You can see a full list of the legislation Senator Lewis has filed or co-sponsored here.