Governing Law and Regulations
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 ...