Air Pollution Control Regulations: No. 1 - Visible Emissions (Rhode Island)

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Place Rhode Island


Name Air Pollution Control Regulations: No. 1 - Visible Emissions (Rhode Island)

Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


The regulations state that no person shall emit into the atmosphere from any source any air contaminant for a period or periods aggregating more than three minutes in any one hour which is greater than or equal to 20 percent opacity.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Doug McVay
Department Department of Environmental Management
Division Office of air Resources
Address 235 Promenade, Street Providence, RI, 02908-5767

Phone 401-222-2808

Fax 401-222-2808

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: R.I. Gen. Laws
Date Effective 2007
Date Enacted 1967

Authority 2: ch. 42-17.1-2

Authority 3 23-23