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Chapter 191 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DISPOSAL OF DREDGED MATERIAL IN BUZZARDS BAY.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

Notwithstanding any general or special law, rule or regulation to the contrary, the disposal, deposit, or redeposit of dredged materials shall be prohibited in any portion of Buzzards Bay, which is designated as an area of special interest by section 50B of chapter 21 of the General Laws. The deposit or redeposit of dredged materials shall only be allowed in Buzzards Bay if for use in a beneficial reuse project. A beneficial reuse project may include beach nourishment, salt marsh restoration, dune restoration or use as capping material for underwater contamination.

Approved July 28, 2006.

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