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August 12, 2015 Hearing re: Proposed New Brownfields Bond Fund Regulations
EXPRESS Policy: Expedited Policy for Remediation of Environmental Simple Sites
Guidance for the Evaluation of Vapor Intrusion Potential in Proposed RI School Sites (Sept. 2012)
Guidelines for Expedited Excavation and Disposal Response Actions
Guidelines for the Management of Historically Agricultural Properties for Future Use as Open Space and/or Recreational Land
Hazardous Materials Release Notification Form
Revised Environmental Land Usage Restriction
Soil Management Plan Template
ELUR Annual Self-Inspection Form
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Office of Waste Management - Site Remediation Program
Kelly Owens, Supervisor
235 Promenade Street
Providence, RI 02908-5767
(401) 222-2797 ext. 7108
The goal of the program is to provide fair, comprehensive and consistent regulation of the investigation and remediation of hazardous waste, hazardous material and petroleum releases, implemented in a timely and cost-effective manner. The State program is designed to determine if a site poses a threat to human health and the environment and efficiently determine a remedy that is effective but not overly burdensome to the parties involved.
This program also supports the redevelopment and reuse of contaminated sites through the Brownfields program. Sites are identified, evaluated, cleaned up and brought back to beneficial reuse in Rhode Island communities.
To regulate and provide technical oversight for the investigation and remediation of releases of hazardous waste or hazardous material to the environment; to ensure that those investigations and remedial activities are conducted in a consistent manner that adequately protects human health and the environment; and to enforce regulations regarding the proper disposal of abandoned hazardous waste.
Cleaning a contaminated site requires investigation, planning and action. The Remediation Regulations define these specific documents that are needed, or may be needed, as part of that process:
Site Assessment Opportunities: