Governing Law and Regulations
Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Bureau of Environmental Protection Office of Compliance and Inspection Waste Management Program
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Rhode Island has adopted by reference the federal contingency plan requirements applicable to large quantity generators, permitted hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), and interim-status TSDFs. There are no additional state provisions.
• Administration and enforcement. DEM's Office of Compliance and Inspection administers and enforces the contingency plan rules in Rhode Island.