Solid Waste Regulation No. 8 - Solid Waste Composting Facilities (Rhode Island)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Rhode Island



Name Solid Waste Regulation No. 8 - Solid Waste Composting Facilities (Rhode Island)
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Primary Website http://www.dem.ri.gov/pubs/regs/regs/waste/swrg05_8.pdf


Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

Facilities which compost putrescible waste and/or leaf and yard waste are subject to these regulations. The regulations establish permitting, registration, and operational requirements for composting facilities. Operational requirements for putrescible waste facilities include siting, distance, and buffer requirements, as well as standards for avoiding harm to endangered species and contamination of air and water sources. Specific facility requirements include standards for equipment and drainage locations.


Policy Contact

Contact Name Leo Hellested
Department Department of Environmental Management
Division Office of Waste Management
Address 235 Promenade Street, Providence, RI, 02908


Phone 401-222-2797
Fax 401-222-3812
Email leo.hellested@dem.ri.gov
Website http://www.dem.ri.gov/programs/benviron/waste/index.htm


















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