Rhode Island Solid Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis
Rhode Island Solid Waste Transporters: What you need to know
Governing Law and Regulations
Solid (nonhazardous) waste management: Rhode Island Recycling Act, Rhode Island General Laws (RI Gen. Laws) 23-18.8-1 to 23-18.8-5; Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation Act, RI Gen. Laws 23-19-1 to 23-19-41; and Narragansett Bay Commission Act, RI Gen. Laws 46-25-1 to 46-25-69
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has no state rules for the transportation of solid waste. See the national section SOLID WASTE TRANSPORTERS for general guidance. However, the DEM has regulations for the transportation of solid waste sludge, and the Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) has requirements for the transportation of sewage sludge within the Narragansett Bay Commission District.
• Administration and enforcement. Although the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) is authorized to ...