Rhode Island Biennial Report regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Rhode Island Biennial Report: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Large quantity generators (LQGs): 250-Rhode Island Code of Regulations (RICR)-140-10-1.7.12M

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Small quantity generators: 250-RICR-140-10-1.7.13K

Treatment, storage, and disposal facilities: 250-RICR-140-10-1.10.2

Regulatory Agency

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Bureau of Environmental Protection Office of Waste Management

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Rhode Island follows the federal rules that require hazardous waste large quantity generators (LQGs) and treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) to file biennial reports on their waste activity. Hazardous waste small quantity generators (SQGs) must prepare and submit a biennial report (on appropriate forms provided by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM)) if requested to do so by the DEM.

Administration and enforcement. The DEM's Office of Waste Management administers and enforces the biennial report requirements for hazardous waste LQGs, SQGs, and TSDFs in Rhode Island.

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