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Office of Administrative Adjudication Decisions

Water Resources Application Appeals
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
Sakonnet Point Club, Inc. 02-007/WRA RIPDES Regulation 11.02(a)(14)(i)(A); Rhode Island Water Quality Regulations 8.D.(1).(f) and (g); Rule 18 and the Antidegradation Implementation Policy of Appendix C of the Water Quality Regulations Lanphear Recommended Decision 10/8/03; Final Decision by Director 10/14/03 Motion for Judgment as Matter of Law is Denied;Petitioner's appeal is denied and dismissed 10/8/03
Sakonnet Point Club 02-007/WRA RIPDES Regs 11.02(a)(14)(i)(A); Water Quality Regs 8.D.1.(f),8.D.1.(g),18, Antidegradation Implementation Policy Lanphear Recommended Final Appeal Dismissed 10/14/03
Champlin's Realty Associates 04-008/WRA RIGL § 42-35-15; Water Quality Regulations: Rule 13B (dealing with public notice and hearing for WQCs), Rule 13, Appendix C (State Antidegradation Policy) and Rule 18 (Antidegradation of Water Quality Standards) Baffoni Recommended Decision 3/4/05; Final Decision 3/17/05 Motion to Dismiss by OWR granted; Appeal and Request by CLF for Hearing Denied 3/17/05
Crawford James L. & Elizabeth B. Water Qualilty Certificate (David Cutts)11-004 11-006/WRA          
Freshwater Wetlands Application Appeals
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
J.T. O'Connell Realty Company (appeal filed by Kirk Hindman) 03-002/FWA RIGL §42-35-1, 42-35-9(a), 42-17.7-2; Freshwater Wetlands Regs 9.05(E)(4)(a); AAD Rules 7.00(a), 2.00(c)(1) Baffoni Motion to Dismiss Appeal Dismissed 9/15/03
Weaver's Cove Energy, LLC 07-002/FWA          
Waste Management Application Appeals
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
Global Waste Recycling 00-001/WMA R.I. GEN. LAWS § 23-18.9-9; Rules and Regulations for Composting Facilities and Solid Waste Management Facilities McMahon Recommended Decision 3/14/01; Final Decision 3/15/01 GWR's Application Denied; WMA's Motion to Dismiss Granted 3/15/01
Fish & Wildlife Application Appeals
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
F/V Maureen S. 97-004/FWA Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Regulations § 7.7𤾇 McMahon Final Decision Application Denial 9/7/99
Marchetti, Michael 98-001/FWA R.I.Gen.Laws § 20𤂿 et. seq; R.I.Gen.Laws § 20𣇻.1 McMahon Final Decision Application Denial 4/7/99
Clarke Reposa - F/V Sister Alice 98-002/FWA Rhode Island Fisheries Regulations 7.7.6; 7.7.7 McMahon Final Decision Application Denial 4/8/99
F/V Ryan's Daughter 98-003/FWA Rhode Island Summer Flounder Certificate of Exemption Baffoni Final Decision Dismissal Denied 9/7/99
Sherer, Mark H. 01-001/FWA Request to transfer a Summer Flounder Landing Exemption Certificate Lanphear Recommended Decision 3/19/03; Final Decision 3/24/03 Applicant's appeal from denial of request to transfer Summer Flounder Exemption Certificate is Dismissed, with prejudice 2/19/03
Alan Eagles & Ace Lobster Company 01-002/FWA 2001 Memo of Understanding/Memo of Agreement between DEM & the NMFS, RIMFR 15.14.1, 15.14.1-1, 15.14.1-4, 15.14.1-8, 15.14.1-11, 15.14.1-12, 15.2.1, 15.12.3 McMahon Recommended Final Application Denied 11/7/02
Thomas L. Brower 01-004/FWA RIMFC Regulations, Rules 2.9 and 7.7.8-6. Lanphear Recommended Decision 2/2/05; Final Decision 2/23/05 Motion for Summary Judgment Denied; Division's Cross-Motion for Sum. Jdgt Granted 2/23/05
Bannick, Bruce 02-001/FWA Request to transfer a Summer Flounder Landing Exemption Certificate McMahon Recommended Decision 3/27/03; Final Decision 3/28/03 Applicant's appeal from denial of request to transfer Summer Flounder Exemption Certificate is Dismissed 3/28/03
J.T. O'Connel Realty Co. 03-002/FWA Rule 9.05(E)(4)(a) Baffoni Recommended Decision 9/15/03; Final Dismissal 9/25/03; Certified to Superior Ct 12/9/04 Motion to Dismiss granted, appeal filed by Kirk Hindman is dismissed 9/15/03
Joshua A. Spearman 05-001/FWA Failed to Appear at Status Conference Baffoni Recommended Final Default 4/20/05; Final Default 4/23/05 Appeal from Denial of Request for Aggregate Landing Permit Dismissed 4/23/05
James Haitz 05-002/FWA could not locate McMahon Recommended Decision 9/9/05; Final Dismissal 9/9/05 Dismissed 9/9/05
Roggero, Eric, J. 07-003/FWA          
Tortolani, Michael 07-004/FWA          
Mataronas, Gary Jr. 07-006/FWA          
LYF, INC. 07-009/FWA          
Kent, Edward, Dr. 07-010/FWA          
Savitt, Daniel Lobster Trap Allocation 07-012/FWA          
Hopkinton Associates LLC 07-015/FWA          
Fiske, Eric Lobster Trap Allocation 07-017/FWA          
Dunphy, Michael J. 07-022/FWA          
Walz, Richard R. 07-024/FWA          
Reynolds, Michael G. 07-026/FWA          
Stolgitis, John A. 07-029/FWA          
Doyle, Thomas III 07-039/FWA          
Cruso, Robert 07-044/FWA          
DiBiase, Peter A. 07-049/FWA          
Bryson, Gary 07-051/FWA          
Ponte, Anthony 07-055/FWA          
Low, H. James 07-059/FWA          
Snow, Mark 07-062/FWA          
Riley, Steven J. 07-065/FWA          
MacAndrew, Joseph 07-067/FWA          
Duckworth, Gregory 07-068/FWA          
Proffit, Walter 07-075/FWA          
Golini, William, J., M.D. 07-083/FWA          
Mayor, John 07-088/FWA          
Barlow, Daniel R. Application Denial for Summer Aggregate Program 010-003/FWA          
Sportsmen's Cove Associates 11-004/FWA          
Commercial Fishing License Application Appeals
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
Vieira, Antonio M. 00-014/MSA RIGL §20-2-1.1 Lanphear Recommended Final License Denied 10/25/00
Soares, Michael A. 01-023/MSA RIGL §20-1-3, 20-2-1.1, 20-2-8.1 McMahon Recommended Final License Denied 6/25/01
Swanbeck, Mark 01-026/MSA RIGL §20-1-3, 20-2-1.1, 20-2-8.1 McMahon Recommended Final License Denied 6/14/01
Chapman, Raymond 01-040/MSA RIGL §20-2-1.1 Lanphear Recommended Final License Granted 6/13/01
Champlin, Jr., Kenneth 01-064/MSA RIGL §20-2-1.1 Baffoni Motion to Dismiss Appeal Dismissed 8/24/01
Lackey, Kevin J. 02-001/MSA RIGL §20-2-1.1(a) Lanphear Motion to Dismiss Appeal Dismissed 5/17/02
Roach III, Robert N. 02-002/MSA RIGL §42-17.7-2, 42-35-1.1, 42-35-14, 42-35-9, 42-35-1, 20-2-1.1(a) McMahon Motion to Dismiss Appeal Dismissed 8/28/02
Heaney, Patrick J. 03-001/MSA Rule 6.7-10(f) of the Rules and Regulations Governing the Management of Marine Fisheries Baffoni Recommended Decision and Order

Final Decision and OrderAppealed to Superior Court P.C. 03-393

Appeal granted in favor of applicant; applicant's license to be updated 5/9/03
Oliveira, Mark 03-004/MSA R.I. GEN. LAWS § 20-2.1-5(1)(iii) or Rule 7 of the Fisheries Regulations Baffoni Recommended Decision 7/9/03; Final Decision 7/9/03 Applicant's Multip-Purpose License is Denied 7/9/03
Thibeault, Brian 03-006/MSA R.I.G.L. §20-2.1-12 and section 6.7.10 of the Rules and Regulations Governing the Management of Marine Fisheries McMahon Recommended Decision 6/12/03; Final Decision 6/27/03 Applicant's request for Gill Net Endorsement is Denied 6/12/03
Hochman, David 03-007/MSA Title 42, Chapters 17.1, 17.7 and 35 Baffoni Recommended Decision and Order

Final Decision and Order Director's Rewritten Final Decision: Same

Applicant's Appeal is Denied - Upholding denial issued by Office of Boat Registration and Licensing 8/15/03
Trouve, Michael 03-010/MSA R.I. GEN. LAWS § 42-17.7-2; Rule 3 of the Administrative Rules of Practice and Procedure for the AAD; R.I. GEN. LAWS § 20-2.1-12(c); and Rule 6.7-10(i) of the Rules and Regulations Governing Management of Marine Fisheries; R.I. GEN. LAWS § 20-2.1-5(1)(iii). Baffoni Final Agency Decision OMS MSJ Granted 12/11/03
Riley, Steven J. 03-011/MSA R.I.G.L. §20-2.1-5 (1)(ii) Rules and Regulations Governing the Management of Marine Fisheries; Rule 7.2 of the Rules and Regulations Governing the Management of Marine Fisheries Lanphear Recommended Decision 1/26/04; Final order Granting Motion for Sum Jdgt 1/30/04; Certified to Superior Court P.C. 04-0987 Rule 7.2 is consistent with R.I. G.L. §20-2.1-5 (1)(ii) and furthers statutory scheme and purposes of the statute; Applicant not eligible for license 1/29/04
Manchester, Everett, Jr. 03-021/MSA R.I.G.L. § 20-2.1-12; § 6.7.10 of the 揊isheries Regulations; R.I.G.L. § 20-2.1-5(1)(iii); Section 7.1 of the Fisheries Regulations McMahon Recommended Decision 2/18/04; Final Decision 3/23/04 OBRL's MSJ Granted; Applicant's request for license Denied 3/23/04
Danny Brown 04-006/MSA R.I. GEN. LAWS § 20-2.1-12; section 6.7.10 of the Rules and Regulations Governing the Management of Marine Fisheries (揊isheries Regulations) Lanphear Recommended Decision 12/1/04; Final Decision 12/20/04 Request for Multipurpose License is Denied 12/20/04
Walter Stanton 05-001/MSA could not locate McMahon Recommended Dinal Decision 10/4/05; Final Decision 10/5/05   10/05/05
Ventura, Michael 08-001/MSA could not locate McMahon Recommended Dinal Decision 10/4/05; Final Decision 10/5/05   10/05/05
Yaghoobian, Arthur W. 08-002/MSA could not locate McMahon Recommended Dinal Decision 10/4/05; Final Decision 10/5/05   10/05/05
Gerardi, Paul, Jr. Notice of Violation 010-002/MSA          
Cavaco, Richard A. Denial Renewal License MPURP 066 11-001/MSA          
Saucier, Stephen M. License Denial 11-003/MSA          
Marcin, Paul License Denial 11-004/MSA          
ISDS Application Appeals
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
Francis Dupont 98-003/ISA     Final Dismissal   9/22/98
Robert & Hilda Crispi 01-002/ISA ISDS Rule 21.00; Section 42-35-9 of the Administrative Procedures Act; AAD Rule 13.00 McMahon Recommended Decision Dismissing Appeal 11/27/01; Final Dismissal 11/30/01 Motion to Dismiss Granted; Crispi's Appeal Dismissed 11/27/01
Crispi, Robert Hilda 01-002/ISA RIGL §42-15-1.1, 42-17.7-2, 42-35-1.1, 42-35-14, 42-35-9, 42-35-1; AAD RULES 2.00, 3.00, 13.00, 14.00; ISDS RULES 21.00, 21.02 McMahon Recommended Final Dismissed Appeal 11/30/01
Champlin, Rodman & Kathy 02-004/ISA, 02-005/ISA and 02-006/ISA N/A Baffoni Recommended Final Final Default 6/17/03
Johnston Corporation 02-012/ISA RIGL §46-13.2-8; ISDS RULES 2.01(a), 2.14, 3.05(1), 20.02, 21.02 Baffoni Recommended Final Application Denied 4/28/04
Betty J. Combs 04-003/ISA Individual Sewage Disposal System Regulation SD 2.01 (a); SD 3.05(10) Baffoni Recommended Decision 9/27/04; Final Decision 10/7/04 Application and Request for Variance is Denied 10/7/04
Bonnet Shores Beach Club Condominium Association 04-013/ISA Motion to Dismiss Lanphear Recommended Decision 11/15/04; Final Decision 12/20/04 Appeal by Health Management Company is dismissed 12/20/04
Cotoia & Clean Cut 05-005 MM could not locate McMahon Recommended Final Dismissal 9/16/05; Final Dismissal 9/26/05 Dismissed 9/26/05
Eagle of the North Realty Trust & Maclean Family Trust 05-017 ISA          
Balcezak, William & Donna 07-017 ISA          
Gardner, Bruce 08/007 ISA          
James O'Neil (Filed by Abutter Carole Kalba) 08-018 ISA          
Site Remediation Application Appeals
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
Campton Industries 95-011/SRE § 13 of the Oil Pollution Control Rules and Regulations Baffoni Final Decision NOV Sustained; Respondant's Mtn for Jdgmt Denied 6/8/98
Sanford Neuschatz 00-002/SRE Chapter 17.6 of Title 42 entitled 揂dministrative Penalties for Environmental Violations; Sections 14.11 & 14.12 of the DEM "UST Regulations" McMahon Recommended Decision 3/1/02; Final Decision 3/4/02; Appealed to Superior Court Upheld 5/24/04 Respondent to Verify Qualified Environmental Consultant is obtained and used for remediation; $15,000 assessed against Respondent 3/1/02
Cove, Charles T. & Cove Metal Co. 01-003/SRE §46-12-5(a) & (b), 46-12-28, 46-12.5.1-3 and Oil Pollution Control Regulations §6(a); R.I.G.L.§23-18.9-5(a); UST Regulations §8.00; §15.02(A) Lanphear Recommended Decision 3/31/03; Final Decision 4/1/03 NOV sustained 4/1/03
Coastal Resource Application Appeals
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
Vaicaitis, Sylvan 08-001/CRA          
Pettis, Frank Denial of Berthing Permit 08-003/CRA          
Waste Management Enforcement Appeals
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
Mild, Inc. 94-024/SRE N/A Lanphear Recommended Final Record Agreement Implemented as Final Order 10/11/02
Rosemere Realty, Inc. 99-022/WME UST REGS §§10.06(B), 13.02(A), 11.02(c), 12.01 Penalty Regs §12(c) McMahon Recommended Final Sustained in Part/
Dismissed in Part
4/24/02
Vinagro, Louis, Jr. 99-033/WME RIGL §23-18.9-8, 23-18.9-7, 23-18.9-5, 42-17.6-3, 42-17.7-8; Solid Waste Regs 1.4.01; 1.3.121; 7.3.02, 1.3.171; Penalty Regs 12(c) and 10 McMahon Recommended Final Notice of Violaton Upheld 2/10/03
Neuschatz, Sanford 00-002/SRE UST REGS §14.11 and 14.12 Penalty Regs §12(c) McMahon Recommended Final Notice of Violation Upheld 3/1/02
Ultra Metal Finishing Co., Inc 00-008/WME     Recommended Decision 7/11/01; Final Decision 7/11/01   7/11/01
Patriot Hauling Co., Inc. and Joseph & Nina Vinagro 00-023/WME and 00-061/WME RIGL §23-18.9-8, 23-18.9-8(a)(1), 23-18.9-5, 23-18.9-5(b), 23-18.9-7, 42-17.6-2, 42-17.6-3; Solid Waste Regs 1.3.57; Penalty Regs §10 Baffoni Recommended Final Notices of Violation Upheld 2/13/04
Landry & Martin Oil Co., Inc. And Lanmar Corporation 00-031/WME UST REGS §10.06(B), 10.10(A)(B)and(C), 13.02(B)(5), 13.04,14.08(D); Penalty Regs §10,1 2(c); R.I.G.L. § 42-17.6-2, 42-17.6-4, 42-17.6-5, 42-17.6-6 McMahon Recommended Final Notice of Violation Upheld 1/28/03
Nickerson, David / Nickerson, Michael / Nickerson, Allen 00-033/WME RIGL §42-17.6-2, 3 and 6, 42-17.1(u)(1), RI Constitution Article 1 §8; UST REGS 5.01, 7.22, 7.58, 10.06(B)(1), 10.06(B)(9), 10.10(A), 10.10(B), 10.10(c), 15.03, 15.04, 15.05, 15.08, 15.11, 15.12 Baffoni Recommended Final Notice of Violation Upheld 11/19/01
P.J. O'Donnell & Sons, Inc. 00-059/WME N/A Baffoni Recommended Final Final Default 12/6/02
US Optica, Inc. 01-006/WME N/A Baffoni Recommended Final Final Default 12/6/02
Ronald J. Almeida / Ronald J. Almeida Trucking, Inc. / Rosemary Halstead / John Almeida / Manuel J. Almeida 01-014/WME Solid Waste Regs 1.3.121; R.I.G.L. §23-18.9-5, 23-18.9-8 McMahon Recommended Final Sustained in Part/ Dismissed in Part 7/7/04
Loffredo, David A. 01-016/WME N/A Baffoni Recommended Final Final Default 1/13/03
S & R Construction/
Ozzi Realty
01-018/WME N/A Baffoni Recommended Final Final Default 11/19/02
Acme Plumbing, Heating & Fuel Oil Co., Inc. 02-002/SRE N/A McMahon Recommended Final Final Default 12/22/03
Farrar, Douglas H. 02-011/WME R.I.G.L. §23-18.9-5, 23-18.9-7; Rules of Evidence 408; Penalty Regs. §12(c) McMahon Recommended Final Notice of Violation Upheld 9/8/03
Sembel Enterprises Inc./75 Goff Ave. Realty Trust/
Yohannes Bein/Simret Zemrht
03-002/WME RIGL §42-17.6-4, 42-17.1-2(u)(1),42-17.1-2(u)3,42-17.7-9; Super.R.Civ.P. 12 Baffoni Recommended Final Final Dismissal 9/8/03
Raimondo, Pasco & Susan 03-012/WME          
Plantations Heat Treating Corp. 04-002/WME N/A Baffoni Recommended Final Final Default 3/8/04
Solis, Hector R. 04-030/WME          
National Plating, LLC. 05-006/WME          
Cumberland Farms, Inc. 05-035/WME          
Tonetti Enterprises, LLC & Hemisphere Management Corporation 06-003/WME          
Mutual Properties 1245 Jefferson LLC 07-003/WME          
Lawrence, Lincoln & Lorraine Notice of Violation OC&I/SW 07-002 07-009/WME          
Timpson Excavating, Inc. Notice of Violation OC&I/SW 2009-038 10-002/WME          
Water Resources Enforcement Appeals
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
US Optica, Inc. 02-001/WRE N/A Baffoni Recommended Final Final Default 12/6/02
960 Broad Street Realty Corporation & Craig Rapoza 03-004/WRE          
Mayflower International Ltd. 04-006/WRE          
Portsmouth School Department 07-009/WRE          
Cory's Petroleum, Inc. Notice of Violation OC&I 2007-441 OPC 08-006/WRE          
Rollingwood Acres, Inc./Smithfield Peat Co., Inc./Smithfield Crushing Co., LLC Notice of Violation OC&I/WP 06-07 06-004/WRE          
Division of Enforcement Appeals
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
Best in the Bay 98-002/ENE RIGL §20-1-3 (a) (6); RIGL §20-6-11; R.I.G.L. §20-6-24 (b) McMahon Recommended Decision 7/7/00; Amended Decision 9/18/00; Appealed to Superior Court 10/15/00 License Suspended for 30 days 9/18/00
Loftes, Brian 00-001/ENE RIGL §42-35-3, 42-35-4, 20-1-3; RIMFR 7.7.3 Baffoni Recommended Decision 5/24/01; Final Decision 5/30/01; Appeale to Superior Court Notice of Suspension Sustained 5/30/01
Rheault, Robert B. & Spatco, Inc. 00-005/ENE RIGL §20-2-13, 20-6-11, 20-1-2, 20-1-3(a)6, 20-1-5, 20-1-8, 20-1-22, 20-10-3, 20-10-12; AQUA Regs 19.3.3, 19.3.4 & 19.3.9; NSSP VIII.03(E)(2); x.05(A)(1) & R.I. Dept. of Health Bafonni Recommended Decision 8/7/01; Final Decision 10/3/01 Imposed 15 day suspension of Multi-Purpose Dealer抯 License and Special Permit for Aquaculture 11/5/01
Pirri, Angelo 00-006/ENE RIGL §20-7-7.1; RIMFC REG. 15.11(a) Lanphear Recommended Decision 11/19/01; Final decision 11/21/01 NOV sustained; License Suspension Sustained 11/20/01
Rheault, Robert B. & Spatco, Inc. d/b/a Moonstone Oysters 00-008/ENE and 00-004/ENE RIGL §20-2-13, 20-6-11, 20-1-2, 20-1-3(a)6, 20-1-5, 20-1-8, 20-1-22, 20-10-3, 20-10-12; AQUA Regs 19.3.3, 19.3.4 & 19.3.9; NSSP §§VIII.03(E)(2); x.05(A)(1) & R.I. Dept. of Health Baffoni Decision and Order of Remand

Modified Final Agency Order

Final Agency Order
Sustained in Part/Dismissed in Part 11/20/01
Manville, Shawn J. 01-002/ENE RIMFC Rule 7.7.2; RIMFC Rule 7.7.5 1 Lanphear Recommended Decision 3/31/04; Final Decision 4/9/04 Division failed to prove by a preponderance of the evidence violation of RIMFC Regulations Part 7.7.2-2 4/9/04
Champlin, Rodman & Kathy 02-004/ISA; 02-005/ISA; 02-006/ISA Pre-hearing Conference default - Final Order of Default Bafonni Recommended Final Default 6/17/03; Final Order of Default 6/18/03 Final Order of Default is Entered 6/17/03
Johnston Corp. 02-012/ISA SD 3.05(1) Location; SD 2.14 Construction in Area Served by Private Wells Bafonni Recommended Decision 4/2/04; Final Decision 4/28/04 Application and request for variances from ISDS Regulations submitted by Applicant are Denied 4/28/04
Fernandez, Jose 04-002/ENE R.I. GEN. LAWS Chapters 20-1 through 20-10 (Regulation § 19.6.2); R.I. Superior Court Civil Rules of Procedure. Rule 50 Bafonni Recommended Decision 8/9/05; Final Decision 8/23/05; Certified to S.C. Suspension Letter Sustained; Dealer's License Suspended for 30 days 8/23/05
Rustigian, Lloyd A.G. 06-001-IE          
Wood Hollow Trawlers, Inc. 06-002-ENE          
Freshwater Wetlands Appeals
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
McLintock, Gardiner 97-007/FWE       Dismissal 4/16/1998
Carmine Gallucci 98-002/FWE          
Roger & Claire Passano 03-001/FWE   McMahon Recommended Decision 9/1/04; Final Decision 9/27/04   9/27/04
Lauro, Richard M. & Maria B. 04-001/FWE          
David & Constance Deloia 04-005/FWE          
OBF, LLC 07-006/FWE          
Wrenn, John & Tolias, Stephen & Petry, Martin Notice of Violation C06-0045 08-006/FWE          
ISDS Enforcement Appeals
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
Constantino, Gino 01-007/IE ISDS Rules SD 2.08; Penalty Regs 10, 12(c) McMahon Recommended Final Notice of Violation Upheld 4/15/03
Lapierre, Roger & Jeanne 02-007/IE N/A Baffoni Recommended Final Final Default 4/3/03
Forest Environment Appeals
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
Rhody Rovers Motorcycle Club 98-001/FWE Rules and Regulations for the Control, Government and Use of Property Under the Care, Control or Custody of the Department of Environmental Management Lanphear Final Decision Application Denial 3/1/99
Compliance & Inspection Appeals
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
Mild, Inc. 94-024/SRE § 13 of DEM's Oil Pollution Control Rules and Regulations; §§ 14.08 and 14.UST Regulations; G.L.1956 § 42-35-15 Lanphear Recommended Decision 10/11/02; Final Decision 10/11/02 Partial Agreement; Remainder of Motion Denied 10/11/02
Warren, Gerald 98-001/IE Section SD 11.07 and Section SD 2.05(a) of the Rules and Regulations Establishing Minimum Standards Relating to Location, Design, Construction and Maintenance of Individual Sewage Disposal Systems McMahon Final Decision License Revoked 9/9/99
Richie Realty Corporation 98-003/FWE Freshwater Wetlands Act (R.I.G.L. Section 2-1-18 et seq. Baffoni Final Decision NOV Sustained 6/7/99
Mourato, Manuel Silva 99-003/FWE Freshwater Wetlands Act R.I.G.L. § 2𢴏8 et seq.; Rules and Regulations Governing the Enforcement of the Freshwater Wetlands Act Baffoni Final Decision NOV Sustained 2/8/00
Verduchi, Gary J. 99-007/FWE R.I.G.L. § 46129; Regulations for Underground Storage Facilities Used for Petroleum Products and Hazardous Materials Lanphear Final Decision Violation Pertaining to Precision Testing Dismissed; Remaining NOVs sustained 3/31/00
Sarkisian, Aram V. 99-011/WME   Lanphear Final Dismissal   4/11/00
Rosemere Realty, Inc. 99-022/WME Sections 10.06(B), 13.02(A), Sections 11.02(C) and 12.01of UST Regulations McMahon Recommended Decision 4/24/02; Final Decision 5/2/02; Certified to Court 6/22/02 Respondent's Motion to Dismiss Denied; Adminstrative Penalty of $6,900 Assessed Against Respondent 04-24-02
Town of Johnston 99-029/WME   Lanphear Final Dismissal   4/11/00
Louis Vinagro, Jr. 99-033/WME R.I. GEN. LAWS § 23-18.9-8(a) McMahon Recommended Decision 2/7/03; Final Decision 2/10/03 Respondent Ordered to cease disposal of waste, to pay aministrative penalty and provide documentation of waste disposal 2/10/03
Patriot Hauling Co., Inc. & Joseph & Nina Vinagro 00-023/WME, 00-061/WME (consolidated) R.I.G.L. § 23-18.9-8 operating a solid waste management facility without a license and; R.I.G.L. § 23-18.9-5 disposal of solid waste at other than a licensed solid waste management facility Baffoni Recommended Decision 1/20/04; Final Decision 2/13/04 2 NOV's are sustained; 2 respondents are held jointly ans severally liable for $209,343 to be paid within 10 days 2/13/04
Landry & Martin Oil Co. Inc., & Lanmar Corporation 00-031/WME Chapter 17.6 of Title 42 entitled 揂dministrative Penalties for Environmental Violations McMahon Recommended Decision 1/27/03; Final Decision 1/28/03; Appealed to Superior Ct 3/25/03 Respondents to make payment of adminisrative penalty 1/27/03
Nickerson, David & Michael & Allen 00-033/WME Section 10.06(B) & (B)(9) of the UST Regulations; 10.10(C) of the UST Regulations Baffoni Recommended Decision 11/19/01; Final Decision 11/26/01; Appealed to Superior Court (PC 01-6678); Appealed to Supreme Court Upheld 6/15/04 NOV sustained 11/20/01
P.J. O'Donnell & Sons, Inc. 00-0059/WME Final Order of Default Baffoni Recommended Final Default 12/6/01; Final Default 12/9/02 NOV is final and becomes compliance order 12/6/02
US Optica, Inc. 01-006/WME; 02-001/WRE Final Order of Default Baffoni Recommended Final Default 12/6/02; Final Default 12/9/06 NOV is final and becomes compliance order 12/6/02
Costantino, Gino 01-007/IE Pre-hearing Conference default - Final Order of Default McMahon Recommended Decision 4/15/03; Final Decision 4/17/03 NOV is final and becomes compliance order 4/3/03
S&R Construction Co, Inc. 01-018/WME Final Order of Default Baffoni Recommended Decision 11/19/02; Final Default 11/19/02 Default Granted 11/18/02
Ronald J. Almeida/Ronald J. Almeida Trucking, Inc./ Rosemary Halsteas / John Almeida / Manuel J. Almeid 01-014/WME Solid Waste Regs 1.3.121; R.I.G.L. §23-18.9-5, 23-18.9-8 McMahon Recommended Decision 6/25/04; Final Decision 7/7/04 Sustained in Part; Dimissed in Part 7/7/04
Acme Plumbing, Heating and Fuel 02-011/WME N/A MdMahon Recommended Decision 12/22/03; Final Default 1/9/04 NOV is final and becomes compliance order upon enttry of Final Agency Order 1/9/04
Lapierre, Roger & Jeanne 02-007/IE Pre-hearing Conference default - Final Order of Default Baffoni Recommended Decision 4/3/03; Final Default 4/4/03 NOV is final and becomes compliance order 4/3/03
Douglas H. Farrar 02-011/WME R.I. GEN. LAWS § 23- 18.9-5 McMahon Recommended Decision 9/4/03; Final Decision 9/8/03 Respondent to cease disposal of solid waste on property; shall remove all solid waste; and pay administrative penalities 9/4/03
Sembel Enterprises, Inc./75 Goff Avenue Realty Trust/Yohannes Bein/Simret Zemrht 02-011/WME R.I.G.L. § 42-17.1- 2(u)(1), § 42-17.1-2(u)(3), § 42-17.6-4(a) and § 42-17.7-9 Baffoni Recommended Decision 9/8/03; Final Dismissal 9/9/03 Appeal Dismissed 9/5/03
960 Broad Street Realty Corp. and Craig Rapoza 03-004/WRE found within transcript Lanphear Recommended Consent Jdgt; Final Decision 3/25/05 AAgreement of Parties Located in Transcript - entered as final AAD - no appeal 3/25/05
Pasco & Susan Raimondo 03-012/WME UST Regulations, Rule 8.06(B); 11.02(A)(8); Rules 8.13(E); 11.02 (B)(3); Rule 8.13(F); 11.02(A)(3); Rule 11.03 Lanphear Recommended Decision 10/27/04; Final Decision 11/15/04 NOV sustained 11/15/04
Richard & Maria Lauro 04-001/FWE R.I. GEN. LAWS § 2-?1-?21 and Rule 7.01 of the Rules and Regulations Governing the Administration and Enforcement of the Freshwater Wetlands Act (揥etlands Regulations) McMahon Recommended Decision 11/10/04; Final Decision 12/20/04 Cease and Desist Alterations to Freshwater wetlands; Restore Freshwater Wetlands 12/9/04
Plantations Heat Treating Corp. 04-002/WME Status Conference default - Final Order of Default Baffoni Recommended Decision 3/8/04; Final Order of Default 3/16/04 NOV is final and becomes compliance order 3/16/04
David & Constance Deloia 04-005/FWE Failed to Appear - Waived Right to AAD Baffoni Recommended Decision 6/24/05; Final Default as to Constance 6/24/05 Compliance Order is Final Agency Order 2/24/05
Hector Solis 04-030/WME R.I. GEN. LAWS § 42-17.7-9; R.I. GEN. LAWS § 42-17.1-2(u)(5) McMahon Recommended Decision 2/23/05; Final Decision 2/24/05 Request for Hearing Denied; Compliance Order is Enforceable in Superior Court 2/24/05
DAM Enforcement
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
NATCO Products Corporation 10-003/DE          
Fish & Wildlife Enforcement
Case Name AAD No.(Key) Statutes/Regulations Addressed Hearing Officer Decision Type Disposition Date Issued
Tardie, John Notice of Violation 11-001/F&WE          

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