AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE SITING OF ASPHALT BATCHING FACILITIES IN THE CITIES OF CHELSEA, MALDEN AND REVERE.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
No asphalt batching or liquid asphalt storage facility shall be located in
an area which is less than
one-half mile in linear distance from a hospital, nursing home, area of
critical environmental concern as determined by the secretary of environmental
affairs pursuant to 301 CMR 12.00, or area occupied by residential housing,
the cities of Chelsea, Malden and Revere. Said linear distance shall be
measured from the
outermost perimeter of such facility to the outermost point of the
aforementioned zones; provided, however, that any such facility in operation as
of December 1, 1996 shall not be subject to the provisions of this act.