Rhode Island Inspections regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Rhode Island Inspections: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: 250-Rhode Island Code of Regulations (RICR)-120-05

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Hazardous materials:

Fire marshal inspections: Rhode Island National Fire Protection Association (RI NFPA)-1 Fire Code, Section 7, Chapter

Motor carriers: Rhode Island General Laws (RI Gen. Laws) 31-23-1

Hazardous waste:

Treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) and generators: RI Gen. Laws 23-19.1-12 and 250-RICR-140-10-1

Hazardous and septage waste transporters: 250-RICR-140-10-1.8

Sludge transporters: 250-RICR-150-10-3.14.B.5

Lead: RI Rule 216 RICR-50-15-3.17.13B.1

Medical waste:

Facilities: 250-RICR-140-15-1.3

Hospital/medical/infectious waste incinerators (HMIWIs): 250-RICR-120-05-39.10 and 250-RICR-120-05-39.15

Pesticides: 250-RICR-40-15-2.11(I), 250-RICR-40-15-2.17(I), and 250-RICR-40-15-2.18(I)

Solid waste:

Solid waste landfills (SWLFs): 250-RICR-140-05-2.3.06E.1

Incinerator and resource recovery facilities: 250-RICR-140-05-4.3.F and 250-RICR-140-05-4.3.X,1

Mixed solid waste composting facilities: 250-RICR-140-05-8.6.Q.1, 250-RICR-140-05-8.8.Q.1, and 250-RICR-140-05-8.11

Construction and debris (C&D) processing facilities: 250-RICR-140-05-7.2.F.5

Storage tanks:

Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): 250-RICR-140-25-2.10(D)

Underground storage tanks (USTs): 250-RICR-140-25-1.10


Oil spills: 250-RICR-140-25-2.7, 250-RICR-140-25-2.8, and RI Gen. Laws 46-12-15

Stormwater: RI Gen. Laws 45-61.1-2

Drinking water: RI Gen. Laws 46-13-2.1

Laboratories: 216-RICR-60-05-5.4.4

Regulatory Agencies

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM)

Rhode Island Department of Health (DOH)

Rhode Island State Police

Rhode Island Fire Marshal’s Office

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

See national section for basic information ...

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