2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 49 - CONSERVATION AND ECOLOGY
Chapter 31 - Mississippi Multimedia Pollution Prevention Act.
49-31-17 - Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and the Mississippi Development Authority to assist and promote recycling industry; reports.

§ 49-31-17. Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and the Mississippi Development Authority to assist and promote recycling industry; reports.
 

(1)  The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and the Mississippi Development Authority shall assist and actively promote the recycling industry in the state. Assistance and promotion of the recycling industry shall include, but is not limited to: 

(a) Identification and analysis, in cooperation with the Department of Environmental Quality, of components of the state's recycling industry and present and potential markets for recyclable materials in the state or other states; 

(b) Provision of information on the availability and benefits of using recycled materials to business, industry, academic institutions and governmental entities within the state; 

(c) Distribution of any material prepared in implementing this section to business, industry, academic institutions, governmental entities and the general public upon request; and 

(d) Active promotion of the present markets and development of the potential markets of recyclable materials through the resources of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and the Mississippi Development Authority. 

(2)  By December 31, 2006, the Mississippi Development Authority shall assist the Task Force on Recycling in preparing a report assessing the recycling industry and recyclable materials markets in the state for the Mississippi Legislature. 
 

Sources: Laws,  1990, ch. 507, § 9; Laws, 1991, ch. 494 § 4; Laws, 2006, ch. 587, § 9, eff from and after July 1, 2006.
 

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