TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-19
Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation

SECTION 23-19-30


§ 23-19-30 State central landfill – Annual liquid waste or sludge analysis.

(a) The Rhode Island resource recovery corporation shall conduct six (6) random analyses per annum of all liquid waste or sludge matter deposited in the Rhode Island central landfill. The samples shall be drawn at their point of disposal by personnel qualified by the corporation and the department of environmental management.

(b) A split sample of the waste shall be transmitted by the corporation to the federal environmental protection agency for analysis.

(c) Any individual, firm, partnership, or other entity requesting permission to deposit liquid waste or sludge matter in the landfill on a one-time basis, shall permit the resource recovery corporation and the department of environmental management to conduct an analysis of the waste prior to its disposal.

(d) The Rhode Island resource recovery corporation and the department of environmental management shall keep accurate records of all sample analyses, which records shall be made available to any citizen upon request upon payment of a reasonable charge.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1985, ch. 397, § 1.)