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Rhode Island RCRA: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste management law and regulations: Rhode Island Hazardous Waste Management Act of 1978, Rhode Island General Laws (RI Gen. Laws) 23-19.1-1 to 23-19.1-36; Hazardous Waste Management Facilities Act, RI Gen. Laws 23-19.7-1 to 23-19.7-15; Hazardous Waste Cleanup Good Samaritan Act, RI Gen. Laws 23-19.8-1 to 23-19.8-6, Used Oil Recycling Act, RI Gen. Laws 23-19.6-1 to 23-19.6-9; Hazardous Waste Reduction, Recycling and Treatment Research and Demonstration Act of 1986, RI Gen. Laws 23-19.10-1 to 23-19.10-11; and regulations at Rhode Island Rules and Regulations (RI Rule) 12.030.003-1.0 to 12.030.003-17.0 and Appendices

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Federal organic air emissions standards: RI Rule 12.030.003-8.1A.60; 40 CFR 264 Subparts AA, BB, and CC; and 40 CFR 265 Subparts AA, BB, and CC (interim status)

Solid (nonhazardous) waste management law and rules: Rhode Island Recycling Act, RI Gen. Laws 23-18.8-1 to 23-18.8-5; RI Gen. Laws 23-18.9-1 to 23-18.9-16; Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation Act, RI Gen. Laws 23-19-1 to 23-19-41, and regulations at RI Rule 12.030.021 to 12.030.028

Underground storage tank (UST) management law and rules: Rhode Island Underground Storage Tank Financial Responsibility Act, RI Gen. Laws 46-12.9-1 to 46-12.9-12; RI Gen. Laws 46-12.1-1 to 46-12.1-4; and regulations at RI Rule 12.030.029 and RI Rule 96.180.001

Regulatory Agencies

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Bureau of Environmental Protection Office of Waste Management Waste Facilities Management Program

DEM Bureau of Environmental Protection Office of Waste Management UST Management Program

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 1

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