Air Pollution Control Regulations: No. 5 - Fugitive Dust (Rhode Island)

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Place Rhode Island


Name Air Pollution Control Regulations: No. 5 - Fugitive Dust (Rhode Island)

Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


These regulations aim to prevent the release of fugitive dust by forbidding the handling, transportation, mining, quarrying, storing, or utilizing of materials in a way that will cause airborne particulate matter to travel beyond the property line of the emission source without taking adequate precautions to prevent particulate matter from becoming airborne. The regulations apply to activities including the construction, demolition, or renovation of buildings, bridges, or other structures; material stockpiles and earth moving activities, including land clearing; stationary sources whose activities involve the handling of materials which cause airborne particulate matter; exterior surface preparation or resurfacing operations; and others.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Doug Mcvay
Department Department of Environmental Management
Division Office of Air Resources
Address 235 Promenade Street, Providence, RI, 02908

Phone 401-222-2808

Fax 401-222-2017

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

Authority 1: R.I. Gen. Laws ch. 42-17.1-2
Date Effective 2007
Date Enacted 1967

Authority 2: 23-23