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Title 46. Water, Air, Energy, and Environmental Conservation
Chapter 6. Recycling and Reduction of Litter
Section 10. Powers of the Department.
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AS 46.06.010. Powers of the Department.

The department shall

(1) serve as the coordinating agency among public and private organizations in the state that are involved in the control, reduction, and recycling of litter;

(2) assist local governments in the adoption and amendment of ordinances relating to the control, reduction, and recycling of litter;

(3) promote voluntary local programs and information campaigns that encourage the public to refrain from littering and to participate in efforts to clean up and recycle litter;

(4) inform the public of, and encourage the public to comply with, the provisions of this chapter and regulations adopted under this chapter;

(5) encourage federal, state, and local agencies to assist programs for the recycling of litter by allowing the use of publicly owned land, buildings, or equipment for those programs whenever possible;

(6) apply for, receive, and expend grants, loans, and other monetary and nonmonetary assistance for use in programs established under this chapter;

(7) determine the types of materials or energy that may be profitably recovered from litter, and adopt regulations under AS 44.62 (Administrative Procedure Act) that require the recovery of the materials or energy;

(8) adopt other regulations under AS 44.62 (Administrative Procedure Act) necessary to implement this chapter.

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