Rhode Island Contingency Plan regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Rhode Island Contingency Plan: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agency
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Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Bureau of Environmental Protection Office of Compliance and Inspection Waste Management Program

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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.

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