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§2-15-9  Control of injurious gases. –

Published: 2015

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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.)