Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 19.6
Used Oil Recycling

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-19.6-4

§ 23-19.6-4. Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(1) “Director” means the director of the department of environmental management;

(2) “Person” means any individual, private or public corporation, partnership, cooperative, association, estate, municipality, political or jurisdictional subdivision, or government agency or instrumentality;

(3) “Recycle” means to prepare used oil for reuse as a petroleum product by refining, re-refining, reclaiming, reprocessing, or other means or to use used oil in a manner that substitutes for a petroleum product made from new oil; provided, that the preparation or use is operationally safe, environmentally sound, and complies with all laws and regulations;

(4) “Used oil” means a petroleum based oil which, after sale to a consumer, through use, storage, or handling has become unsuitable for its original purpose and is suitable for recycling, and furthermore, is regulated under the Hazardous Waste Management Act of 1978, chapter 19.1 of this title, and the regulations promulgated pursuant to that act.

History of Section.
P.L. 1980, ch. 22, § 1; P.L. 2000, ch. 268, § 1.