Guidance Document Index 2024 for Department of Environmental Management

Effective Date Title Link to Document
January 10, 2024 Special Use Application Process Download
January 10, 2024 How To Obtain Disability Pass for State Beaches and Golf Course Download
January 10, 2024 How to Obtain State Lifeguard Certification Download
January 9, 2024 Animal Health FAQs Download
January 9, 2024 Rabies Guidance and FAQs Download
January 1, 2024 New Marine License/Endorsement Opportunities Available for 2024 Download
January 1, 2024 Boat Registration Requirements Download
January 1, 2024 Resident Marine License Application Download
January 1, 2024 Non-Resident Marine License Application Download
January 1, 2024 Multipurpose Vessel License Download
January 1, 2024 Guidance Document for Plastic Waste Reduction Act Download
December 13, 2023 Guidance for Preparation of Subwatershed Maps Download
December 1, 2023 Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Download
December 1, 2023 OWR Snow Disposal Policy Download
November 29, 2023 Regulatory Provisions and Guidance Pertaining to Floodplain and Floodway Standards of the RIDEM Freshwater Wetlands Program Download
June 30, 2023 Guidance to Developing Solar on Rhode Island Closed Landfills Download
September 16, 2022 Ground-Mounted Solar Array Guidance Download
June 17, 2022 Applicability for Projects or Activities Proposed Outside of Jurisdictional Areas Download
June 17, 2022 Guidelines for Determining Wetland Connections Across Barriers for Purposes of Determining Size of Wetland Units Download
June 17, 2022 Determining Buffer Zones and Applicability of the Buffer Standards Download
January 20, 2022 Avian Influenza Download
September 1, 2020 Hazardous Waste Compliance Workbook For Rhode Island Hazardous Waste Generators Download
May 27, 2020 Recreation Acquisition & Development Program 2020 Guidance Document Download
December 5, 2019 Duties of the RI State Pilot Board Download
December 1, 2019 Monthly AST Inspection Report Download
December 1, 2019 Notice of Responsibility Download
June 18, 2019 Guidelines for Assessing Health Risks from Proposed Air Pollution Sources Download
April 16, 2019 Field Guide for OWTS Installations Download
March 1, 2019 Best Management Practices For the Discharge of Produce Wash Water from Wash and Pack Stations To the Ground Surface Download
January 30, 2019 Summary of Regulation 24, Removal of Lead Based Paint from Exterior Surfaces Download
January 30, 2019 DEM File Review Download
January 30, 2019 Pre-Application Meetings Download
January 30, 2019 Guidance Document for Forest Stewardship Plan Requirements Download
January 30, 2019 Aboveground Storage Tanks (ASTs) Quick Facts Download
January 30, 2019 Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) Registration Form Download
January 1, 2019 Policy on the Use of Dynamic Positioning (DP) Aboard Vessels in Rhode Island Waters Download
January 1, 2019 Nepotism Policy Download
May 3, 2018 Medical Form Requirements Policy Download
January 19, 2018 Policy on Supplemental Environmental Projects Download
January 11, 2018 Medical Waste Tracking Form Guidance Download
November 15, 2017 Nursery Licensing, Inspection & Certification Download
September 1, 2017 Groundwater Discharge System Closure Guidance Download
March 30, 2017 Guidance for the Consideration of Climate Change Impacts in the Planning and Design of Municipal Wastewater Collection and Treatment Infrastructure Download
January 1, 2017 Guidance for filling out application for Rescue/Shelter/etc. Download
January 1, 2017 Guidance for Application for Variance from Requirement for Rabies Vaccination Download
January 1, 2017 Guidance Document for the Development and Operation of Beavertail State Park Download
July 1, 2016 Rhode Island Erosion and Sediment Control Handbook Download
July 1, 2016 Rhode Island Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Field Guide Download
June 1, 2016 The State of Rhode Island Manual for Rabies Management and Protocols Download
December 7, 2015 Facility Plan Review Checklist Download
October 1, 2015 Guidelines for Submitting an Application for an Order of Approval for a Marine Sewage Pumpout Facility Discharging to an Existing Sewer System Download
October 1, 2015 Instructions for the Applications for Order of Approval for Wastewater Treatment & Collection Systems. Download
October 1, 2015 Public Records Request Guidelines Download
April 7, 2015 Reporting a Wastewater Emergency or Overflow in Rhode Island Download
March 1, 2015 Stormwater Design and Installation Standards Manual Download
February 24, 2015 Ice Conditions Policy Download
January 9, 2015 Design Guidance for OWTS Repairs- Island Park and Portsmouth Park Neighborhoods, Portsmouth Download
January 1, 2015 Background Criteria Pollutant Air Monitoring Data for Modeling RI Sources Download
September 17, 2014 Guidelines for the Management of Historically Agricultural Properties for Future Use as Open Space and/or Recreational Land (Ag Policy) Download
May 23, 2014 OWTS Repair Guidance in Critical Erosion Areas Download
November 1, 2013 Guidelines for the Design, Use, and Maintenance of Pressurized Drainfields Download
October 4, 2013 Temporary EPA ID Number Policy for Used Oil and Universal Waste Download
July 11, 2013 OWTS Treatment Requirements for Jamestown Shores and Warren-Touisset Point and Highlands Neighborhoods Download
May 9, 2013 Express Policy: Expedited Policy for Remediation of Environmental Simple Sites Download
February 13, 2013 State of Rhode Island Stormwater Management Guidance for Individual Single-Family Residential Lot Development Download
January 1, 2013 RI Air Dispersion Modeling Guidelines for Stationary Sources Download
January 1, 2012 Expedited Removal Action Policy Download
January 1, 2011 Universal Waste Rule Requirements Fact Sheet Download
April 1, 2010 Wetland BMP Manual: Techniques for Avoidance and Minimization Download
January 1, 2010 RI Air Toxics Operating Permit Application Download
October 26, 2009 Wastewater Reuse Guidance Download
January 1, 2008 Soil Evaluation Guidance Document Download
January 1, 2008 RI Air Toxics Guideline Download
March 1, 2007 Guidance/Policy on Sewer Line/Water Supply Well Separation for Design of Sanitary Sewers Download
July 1, 2002 Environmental Audit Policy Download
May 1, 2001 Guidance/Policy on Sewer/Water Line Separation for Design of Sanitary Sewers Download
October 24, 2000 Enforcement Response Options Menu Download
June 1, 1998 Guidelines for Qualified Professionals: Wildlife and Wildlife Habitat Download
October 1, 1996 Guidance/Policy on Flow Estimation for Design of Sanitary Sewers Download
April 1, 1994 Guidelines for Qualified Professionals: Wetland Delineations Download

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