Rhode Island Inspections regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Rhode Island Inspections: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Rhode Island Rules and Regulations (RI Rule) 12.031.009, RI Rule 12.031.011, RI Rule 12.031.023, RI Rule 12.031.026, RI Rule 12.031.029, and RI Rule 12.031.046

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Hazardous materials:

Fire marshal inspections: Rhode Island National Fire Protection Association (RI NFPA)-1 Fire Code, Section 7, Chapter 1.7.6.1

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 RI Rule 12.030.003-5.11

Hazardous and septage waste transporters: RI Rule 12.030.003-6.7

Sludge transporters: RI Rule 12.190.008-14(A)

Transporters: RI Gen. Laws 23-19.1-12 and RI Rule 12.030.003-5.11

Lead: RI Rule 14.000.013 and RI Rule 12.031.024

Medical waste:

Hospital/medical/infectious waste incinerators (HMIWIs): RI Rule 12.031.039-6 and RI Rule 12.031.039-11

Pesticides: RI Rule 12.020.013-8(H), RI Rule 12.020.013-11(I) and RI Rule 12.020.013-18(I)

Solid waste:

Solid waste landfills (SWLFs): RI Rule 12.030.022-2.3.06(e)

Incinerator and resource recovery facilities: RI Rule 12.030.024-4.3.05 and RI Rule 12.030.024-4.3.23

Mixed solid waste composting facilities: RI Rule 12.030.028-8.7.16(C), RI Rule 12.030.028-8.7.17(B), RI Rule 12.030.028-8.7.18(C), and RI Rule 12.030.028-8.7.19

Management facilities: RI Rule 12.030.021-1.7.08

Construction and debris (C&D) processing facilities: RI Rule 12.030.027-7.2.06(e)

Storage tanks:

Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): RI Rule 12.190.027-10.00(d)

Underground storage tanks (USTs): RI Rule 12.030.029-8.03

Water:

Oil spills: RI Rule 12.190.027 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: RI Rule 14.100.001-5.1

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