What is the Massachusetts government doing to promote TURA?
The Commonwealth is required to promote the state law through four institutions: the Administrative Coordinating Council, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Bureau of Waste Prevention, the Office of Technical Assistance, and the Toxics Use Reduction Institute. • The Administrative Coordinating Council brings together representatives from seven state agencies that oversee environmental, health, labor, and development programs. The purpose of the council is to establish more coordinated approaches promoting industrial development that is environmentally sound and enhances human health. The Council is assisted by an Advisory Committee made up of members of the public and the business community. • The Bureau of Waste Prevention is a reorganized unit within the state Department of Environmental Protection charged with writing regulations, enforcing the law, and collecting and making data available. • The Office of Technical Assistance in the Executive Office of Environmental Af