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Underground Injection Control Program Rules and Regulations (Rhode Island)

Eligibility 
Commercial
Industrial
Investor-Owned Utility
Municipal/Public Utility
Rural Electric Cooperative
Utility
Program Info
State 
Rhode Island
Program Type 
Environmental Regulations
Provider 
Department of Environmental Management

The purpose of this regulation is to preserve the quality of the groundwater of the State and thereby protect groundwater contamination from contamination by discharge from injection wells and other subsurface waste disposal of hazardous and other wastes. It is the policy of the Department of Environmental Management to assure the proper location, design, construction, maintenance and operation of injection wells and other subsurface disposal systems to prevent such groundwater contamination.