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Annual Reports 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000 (full) or 2000 (text-only), 1999, 1998, 1997
Customer Satisfaction Customer Surveys
Work Plans &
Progress Reports
2010 Work Plan and Progress Report
2009 Work Plan and Progress Report
2008 Work Plan and Progress Report
2007 Work Plan and Progress Report
2004-2005 Strategic Work Plan
  2004 Progress Report
  2003 Progress Report
2002-2003 Strategic Work Plan
  2002 Progress Report
  2001 Progress Report
2000-2001 Workplans
  2000 Progress Report
Performance Partnership Agreement PPA Tracking Tool Report (2006)
State FY 2011-2013 Agreement with EPA
State FY 2008-2010 Agreement with EPA
State FY 2006-2007 Agreement with EPA
2004-2005 Agreement with EPA
2002-2003 Supplement
2002-2003 Agreement with EPA
2000-2001 Agreement with EPA
Water Quality 2014 RI Nonpoint Source Management Program Plan Plan for Managing Nutrient Loadings to RI Waters (2/05)
Lists of Impaired Waters
Integrated Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Reports
2012 RI Lakes Report
Blackstone River Water Quality Final Report
Narragansett Bay Water Quality Status & Trends 2000, also 1998 report
2015 Project Priority List
2013 Shellfish Program Classification Report
North Cape Oil Spill Restoration Plan
Summary of RI Municipal Onsite Wastewater Programs
Watersheds Plans:Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Narragansett Bay Estuary Program CCMP and Reports; 2002 Annual Report; South County Greenspace Protection Strategy
Partners in Resource Protection - Watershed Survey Report
Watershed Assessment and Restoration Priorities
South County Design Manual
Urban Env'l Design Manual
Farming and Forestry Strategies
Rapid Site Assessment Guide Exit DEM site icon
Model Land Use Ordinances (Acrobat)
Transfer of Development Rights
Wetlands Status and Trends Reports
Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPPs)
Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Reports
2007 - Eelgrass inventory of Narr. Bay and Block Island
2007 - Responses to Comments: Wetlands Rules/Regs
2007 - Vernal Pool Protection Queen's River Watershed
2007 - Responses to Comments: Queen's Vernal Pools
2006 - Wetland Monitoring & Assessment Plan
2006 - RI Wetland Profile (pp 85-95 in ELI report)
2003 - Wetland Restoration Plan Woonasquatucket
2002 - Outcome of Restorations ordered by DEM OCI
2001 - Rhode Island Vernal Pools
2001 - Development of Statewide Restoration Strategy
2001 - Responses to Comments: Restoration Strategy
2001 - Options for Mapping RI's Wetlands
2001 - Results of Survey of RI Wetland Map Users
2001 - Wetland Task Force Report
2001 - Wetland Task Force Report: Appendices
ISDS ISDS Permit Streamlining Task Force Final Report
Waste Site Remediation Waste Site Remediation Permit Streamlining Task Force Final Report
Third-Party Professional Site Remediation Report
Background Levels of Priority Pollutant Metals in RI Soils
Water Quality Restoration Plans
TMDLs: Draft and Approved Reports
Statewide Bacteria TMDL
Other Reports: Green Hill Bacteria Source Tracking Study, Joint Improvement Strategy for 10 Priority Beaches
Dam Safety New Dam Safety Regulations (12/07)
Dam Inventory
Dam Emergency Action Plans
2001 Dam Safety Task Force Final Report
Dam Safety: An Owner's Guidance Manual
2015 Dam Safety Annual Report
2014 Dam Safety Annual Report
2013 Dam Safety Annual Report
2012 Dam Safety Annual Report
2011 Dam Safety Annual Report
2010 Dam Safety Annual Report
2009 Dam Safety Annual Report
2008 Dam Safety Annual Report
2007 Dam Safety Annual Report
2006 Dam Safety Annual Report
2005 Dam Safety Annual Report
2004 Dam Safety Annual Report
2003 Dam Safety Annual Report
2002 Dam Safety Annual Report
2001 Dam Safety Annual Report
2000 Dam Safety Annual Report
1999 Dam Safety Annual Report
Land Acquisition Land Conservation in Rhode Island, Fiscal Years 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011
South County Greenspace Protection Strategy
Air Quality 2011 Air Quality Data Summary
Strategies for Diesel Emissions Control
Final 2016 Air Network Monitoring Plan
Final 2015 Air Network Monitoring Plan
Final 2014 Air Network Monitoring Plan
Infrastructure Certification for the 2008 Ozone NAAQS
Infrastructure Certification for the 2010 One-Hour NAAQS for NO2
TF Green Airport Monitoring Study Final Report
Maximizing PM Reductions from Heavy Duty Diesel Vehicles
Air Pollution Control Preconstruction Permits
Air Pollution Control Operating Permits
Greenhouse Gases 2010 RI Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory (Task 2)
2002 RI Greenhouse Gas Action Plan- Body of Report and Appendices
2001 New England Governors' and Eastern Canadian Premiers Climate Change Action Plan
Solid Waste Annual Solid Waste Report
Hazardous Waste Hazardous Waste Generation Fees Report
UST Review Board 2010 Annual Report Report
2011 Annual Report Report
Agriculture Rhode Island Fertilizer and Lime Tonnage Report
CAPS 2008 Annual Report
New England Beef-to-Institution Marketing Study
RI Seafood Marketing Collaborative 2012 Report
RI Seafood Marketing Collaborative 2013 Report
Senior Farmers' Market Final Report 2013
Compliance & Inspection Monthly Enforcement Summaries
DEM Actions Re: NEED, Inc.
2013 Annual Report
2012 Annual Report
2011 Annual Report
2010 Annual Report
2009 Annual Report
2008 Annual Report
2007 Accomplishment Summary
2006 Accomplishment Summary
2005 Accomplishment Summary
2004 Accomplishment Summary
2003 Accomplishment Summary
2002 Accomplishment Summary
2001 Accomplishment Summary
2000 Accomplishment Summary
1999 Accomplishment Summary
Administrative Adjudication Decisions - Index and Links
Emergency Response Oil Spill Prevention, Administration and Response (OSPAR) Fund Annual Reports- FY 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, FY 2006, FY 2005, FY 2004, FY 2003, 2002, 2001
Emergency Response Plan, Agricultural Response Plan, Salty Brine Beach 2015 Incident Report
Asset Management Plans RI Parks and Beach System Asset Management Plan
RI Forestry Asset Management Plan
Recreation 2011 Saltwater Recreational License Report
State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan, Survey Results
Marine Fisheries 2010 Sector Allocation Pilot Program Final Report
Proceedings of the Menhaden Policy and Science Symposium - 2007
Estimating Menhaden Abundance in Narr. Bay
Assessment of Consumer Awareness About Mercury in Fish Rhode Island - 2005
Marine Fisheries Section Program Assessment
Fish Kill Report (9/03)
Rhode Island Fisheries Stock Status - An Overview, August 2004
Strategic Plan for the Restoration of Anadromous Fishes to Rhode Island Coastal Streams
Yellowtail Flounder Survey
Natural Heritage Program Rare Native Animals of RI
Rare Native Plants of RI
Natural Community Classification of RI
Administrative Adjudication
Air Resources
Coastal Resources
Compliance & Inspection
Fish and Wildlife
Law Enforcement
Legal Services
Parks & Recreation
Planning & Development
Strategic Planning & Policy
Waste Management
Water Resources
Proposed Regulations/
  Regulatory Agendas for Mid-Year 2015, 2015, Mid-Year 2014, 2014, Mid-Year 2013, 2013, Mid-Year 2012, 2012, Mid-Year 2011, 2011, Mid-Year 2010, 2010, Mid-Year 2009, 2009, 2008 Update, 2008, 2007 Update, 2007, 2006 Update, 2006, 2005 Update, 2005, 2004 Update, 2004, 2003 Update, 2003, 2002, 2001 and 2000
Secretary of State's Rules Tracker (email notice of proposed actions)
Public Notice re: Proposed Amendments to Air Pollution Control Regulation No. 5, "Fugitive Dust"
June 21, 2016 Public Hearing re: Proposed Amendments to the Rules and Regulations for Hazardous Waste Management
Proposed Air Pollution Control Regulation Amendments, May-June, 2016: APC 8, APC 19, APC 27, APC 35, APC 36 and APC General Definitions
December 21, 2015 Public Hearing re: Draft 2016 Project Priority List
Draft Storm Water General Permits for Small MS4s
Public Notice re: Guidelines for Expedited Excavation and Disposal Response Actions Proposal
DRAFT Environmental Equity Policy
May 11, 2015 Public Notice on Proposed Changes to RI Marine Fishing Regulations
September 21, 2015 Public Notice on Proposed Changes to RI Marine Fisheries Rules and Regulations
November 16, 2015 Public Notice on Proposed Changes to RI Marine Fisheries Rules and Regulations
February 16, 2016 Public Notice on Proposed Changes to RI Marine Fisheries Rules and Regulations
May 17, 2016 Public Notice on Proposed Adoption of the Hunting and Freshwater Rules and Regulations
June 27, 2016 Public Notice on Proposed Changes to Rules and Regulations Governing the Administration of Federal Groundfish Disaster Funds - Phase Three Program for Rhode Island
Compliance and Inspection Administrative Inspection Guidelines
Enforcement Response Options
Environmental Compliance Incentive Act (Audit) Policy
Supplemental Environmental Projects Policy
Site Remediation Site Investigation Report Checklist
Environmental Land Usage Restriction (Word format)
Agriculture Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for School Pest Management
Wildlife Management & Response Protocols for Incidents Involving Coyotes
2011 Rabies Protocol Manual
American Woodcock and Ruffed Grouse BMPs
Water Quality Septic System Inspection Handbook
Snow Disposal Policy
OWTS Septic System Inspection Handbook, Approved Alternative OWTS Technologies, Guidelines for the Design, Use, and Maintenance of Pressurized Drainfields - November 2013
Wetlands What's the Scoop on Wetlands
Wetland BMP Manual
Avoidance & Minimization Guidance
Subwatershed Map Preparation
Floodplain Impacts
Dry Hydrant Guidance
Air Quality  Air Toxics Guidelines, Guidelines for Assessing Health Risks from Proposed Air Pollution Sources
Hazardous Waste Management Compliance Workbook for Rhode Island Generators
Universal Waste Rule Requirements Fact Sheet
EXPRESS Policy: Expedited Policy for Remediation of Environmental Simple Sites
Guidelines for the Management of Investigation Derived Wastes
Wastewater Facilities Sewer Line/Water Supply Well Separation Policy for Design of Sanitary Sewers
Sewer/Water Line Separation Policy for Design of Sanitary Sewers
Flow Estimation Policy for Design of Sanitary Sewers
Solid Waste Closure Policy for Inactive or Abandoned Solid Waste Landfills
Guidelines on Beneficial Use Determinations (BUDs) for Source Segregated Solid Waste
Compliance Guides Compliance Certification Workbook for Autobody Repair Facilities
Ombudsman Ombudsman Policy, Records Management Policy
Stewardship and Public Service Code of Stewardship and Public Service
Quality Management Quality Management Plan
Environmental Equity DRAFT Policy
Progress Report, July 2002
Recent Amendments 2012 Enacted Environmental Bills and Resolutions
2010 Enacted Environmental Bills and Resolutions
2009 Enacted Environmental Bills and Resolutions
2008 Enacted Environmental Bills and Resolutions
2007 Enacted Environmental Bills and Resolutions
2007 Proposed Environmental Bills
2006 Enacted Environmental Bills and Resolutions
2006 Proposed Environmental Bills
2005 Proposed Environmental Bills
2004 Enacted Environmental Bills and Resolutions
2004 Proposed Environmental Bills
2003 Proposed Environmental Bills
2003 Enacted Environmental Bills and Resolutions
2002 Enacted Environmental Bills and Resolutions
2001 Enacted Environmental Bills and Resolutions
2000 Enacted Environmental Bills and Resolutions
Other Laws See General Assembly's site and search by topic Exit DEM site icon
Business Roundtable 2007: June, February
2006: September, January
2005: September, June, March
2004: December, September, May, February
2003: December; August; May, February
2002: October, July, May, February
2001: October, June, March, January
2000: September, June, March
Environmental Roundtable 2007: June, February
2006: September, July, February
2005: September, May, February
2004: December, September, May, February
2003: December, September, May, February
2002: October, August, May, February
2001: October, July, April, January
2000: October, August, May
Agriculture Agricultural Digest 2003, current Weekly Wholesale Market Report
Sustainable Watersheds Winter 2002
Fish and Wildlife Wild Rhode Island
Underground Storage Tanks Tank Talk (11/13), Tank Talk (2/14), Tank Talk (9/15)
Forestry Alternative Forest Products, The Forests of RI, RI Forest Stewardship Case Studies, Trends in RI Forests: A Half-Century of Change, Citizens Guide to the Farm, Forest and Open Space Act, Foresters and the Care of Your Land, Call Before You Cut
Wildlife Black Bears, Osprey Newsletter, Rabies, Avian Influenza in Wild Birds, Infectious Diseases of Raccoons, Animal-Proof Your Home, Bats, American Black Bears, Foxes, Fishers, Coyotes, Squirrels, 5 Reasons Why Feeding Waterfowl is Harmful, Skunks, Rabbits, Woodchucks, Raccoons, Opossums, White-Tailed Deer, Deer Management Options, Reducing Deer Damage in Your Garden, Deer Harvest Information, Turkey Season Results, Canada Geese, Mute Swans, RI Native Snakes, Turtles, Wood Ducks, Chronic Wasting Disease, Trapping, Bowhunter Sighting Log Summary, Furbearer Harvest Report, Small Game Hunter Harvest Report for 2014-2015, Relocating Wild Animals is Against the Law, Deer Tick Information
Agriculture Avian Influenza- A Threat to the Poultry Industry; Bird Flu Brochure, Community Supported Agriculture in RI; Pest Alerts; Enjoy RI Cultured Shellfish, RI's Farming Family Tree
Pets Pet Store Complaints, Deer Tick Information
Marine Fisheries "Commonly Caught Fish and Shellfish" - a multi-language brochure; Enjoy RI Cultured Shellfish
Boating Preventing Boat Engine Pollution, No Discharge Areas, Boating Safety Coloring Book
Water Quality Simple Ways YOU Can Help Keep Rhode Island’s Waters Clean; 5 Reasons Why Feeding Waterfowl is Harmful; Mashapaug Pond Do's and Don'ts
Drinking Water Pascoag Water District Fact Sheets
Site Cleanup Specific Site Documents
Wetlands RI Vernal Pools brochure
Common Questions from Real Estate Agents brochure
Wetlands Fact Sheets
Septic Systems Cesspool Act FAQs
Pollution Prevention Pollution Prevention Case Studies
Autobody Environmental/Health & Safety Fact Sheets
Auto Salvage Yard Certification Program
Green Certification for the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
Why Should You Care About Preventing Waste?
Environmental Compliance Incentive Act (Audit) Policy
Universal Waste Rule Requirements Fact Sheet
Mercury in Common Household Products
Needle Disposal Home Guide for Disposal of Medical Waste (RI DOH)
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