Rhode Island Manifests regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Rhode Island Manifests : What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Generator requirements: Rhode Island Rules and Regulations (RI Rule) 12.030.003-5.3, RI Rule 12.030.003-5.6, and RI Rule 12.030.003-5.9

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Transporter requirements: RI Rule 12.030.003-6.4, RI Rule 12.030.003-6.5, and RI Rule 12.030.003-6.17

Treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) requirements: RI Rule 12.030.003-8.1A, RI Rule 12.030.003-8.1A.24 to 12.030.003-8.1A.27


Pretransportation requirements: RI Rule 12.030.003-5.9

Completion of the manifest: RI Rule 12.030.003-5.3B to 12.030.003-5.3J

Manifest certification: RI Rule 12.030.003-2.2D.3

No recycling exemption: RI Rule 12.030.003-2.2D.2


Pretransportation requirements: RI Rule 12.030.003-6.4

Quarterly reports: RI Rule 12.030.003-6.17


Pretransportation requirements: RI Rule 12.030.003-8.1A.24

Distribution of TSDF copies: RI Rule 12.030.003-8.1A.24 to 12.030.003-8.1A.27

Quarterly reports: RI Rule 12.030.003-8.1A.25 and RI Rule 12.030.003-8.1A.26

Regulatory Agency

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Bureau of Environmental Protection Office of Waste Management Waste Facilities 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 (and all states) is required to use the federal form of manifest: the standardized Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest (EPA Form 8700-22) and its continuation sheet (EPA Form 8700-22A). The state has revised its manifest regulations as a result of the requirement to use the federal forms and because the U.S. EPA also revised various regulations relating to the manifest (e.g., rules concerning manifest discrepancies and ...

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