|
Close





Rhode Island Air - Ozone Depleting Substances: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Stratospheric ozone protection: 42 USC 7671 to 7671q (Clean Air Act, Title VI) and 40 CFR 82

For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report on the "Environmental and Safety Inspections - Making the Most Of a Bad Situation." This updated special report will help prepare your facility for when the EPA comes to visit. Download Now

CFC requirements: General Laws of Rhode Island (RI Gen. Laws) 23-18-10

CFC products ban: RI Gen. Laws 23-18-10-3 to 23-18-10-5

Enforcement: RI Gen. Laws 23-18-10-6

Regulatory Agencies

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Bureau of Environmental Protection Office of Air Resources

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 1

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. The federal rules for the management of chlorofluorocarbon (CFC), hydrochlorofluorocarbons, and other ozone-depleting substances are effective in Rhode Island. In addition, Rhode Island has banned the manufacture or sale of CFC-11- or CFC-12- containing products except for products for which there are no non-CFC substitutes or products required to be purchased under a contract that predated the ban. See the national section CFC MANAGEMENT for more information.

Administration and enforcement. DEM administers and enforces the state CFC product ban laws. EPA administers and enforces the federal CFC management requirements effective in Rhode Island.

State Requirements

CFC PRODUCTS BAN

RI Gen. Laws 23-18-10-3 to 23-18-10-5

Rhode Island banned the purchase or manufacture of products containing or made with CFC-11 or CFC-12 after January 1, 1995. The DEM director may exempt an item or product if the item or product has no acceptable non-CFC-processed equivalent or the CFC ban would cause undue hardship. In addition, existing contracts for the purchase of CFC products entered into prior to ...


>> Read more about Air - Ozone Depleting Substances

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New York | North Carolina | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin |

Rhode Island Air - Ozone Depleting Substances Resources

Air - Ozone Depleting Substances Products

Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Recordkeeping for EHS Managers

One of the most tedious aspects of an EHS manager’s job is to keep track of a host of records. Laws have been passed in every jurisdiction requiring facilities to produce and retain records of various kinds. Don’t get caught without the necessary records in the event of a surprise EPA or OSHA inspection! This special report shows EHS managers at a glance the records they must keep on hand and for how long.

Download Now!

This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard.

Also included are 3 useful tables which provide:
  • A summary listing of federal environmental recordkeeping requirements
  • A list of federal safety recordkeeping requirements.
  • A list of federal recordkeeping requirements for DOT and the Department of Homeland Security as they apply to hazardous material transporters and chemical facilities.
Download Now!