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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.
• Administration and enforcement. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management's Office of Waste Management administers and enforces the biennial report requirements for hazardous waste LQGs and small quantity generators in Rhode Island.