Rhode Island Recordkeeping regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Rhode Island Recordkeeping: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

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

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Hazardous waste:

Transporters: 250-RICR-140-10-1.8.9D

Transfer facilities: 250-RICR-140-10-1.11.H and 250-RICR-140-10-1.11.T

Septage transporters: 250-RICR-140-10-1.8.4P, 250-RICR-140-10-1.8.6, and 835-RICR-20-00-1.14.4D

Sludge transporters: 250-RICR-150-10-3.4.C

Medical waste: 250-RICR-140-15-1.12.B, 250-RICR-140-15-1.12.E, 250-RICR-140-15-1.13, 250-RICR-140-15-1.14, and 250-RICR-140-15-1.15

Solid (nonhazardous) waste:

Solid waste landfills (SWLFs): 250-RICR-140-05-2.3.25

Mixed solid waste composting facilities: 250-RICR-140-05-8.11.Z

Waste tire storage facilities: 250-RICR-140-05-5.2.C.1.f

Construction and debris (C&D) processing facilities: 250-RICR-140-05-7.2.B.2

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

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): 250-RICR-140-25-1.13

Used oil:

Generators: 250-RICR-140-10-1.16.4A.7.c

Temporary storage facilities: 250-RICR-140-10-1.16.7H.19

Water:

Laboratories: 216-RICR-60-05-5.6

Wastewater permitting: 250-RICR-150-10-1.14(L)

Sludge distribution: 250-RICR-150-10-3.12(B)(2)(c)

Workplace safety and health public sector:

Injury and illness recordkeeping: Rhode Island General Laws (RI Gen. Laws) 28-20-11, and Professional Regulation, OSHA Regulations 1904

All other records: Professional Regulation, OSHA Regulations 1910, and OSHA Regulations 1926

Regulatory Agencies

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM)

Rhode Island Department of Health (DOH)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Rhode Island’s recordkeeping regulations are stricter in some cases than the federal. See the Table in this section for ...


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