Air Pollution

Shawna Smith, Principal Environmental Scientist

235 Promenade Street

Providence, RI 02908-5767

(401) 537-4478

Patrick Hogan, Environmental Engineer IV

235 Promenade Street

Providence, RI 02908-5767

(401) 537-4449

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This program investigates citizen complaints and referrals from DEM divisions and offices relating to visible emissions, odors, fugitive dust, and exterior lead paint removal and performs compliance monitoring of exterior lead paint removal activities and businesses/facilities with a history of noncompliance.

Report an Environmental Complaint

DEM's Office of Compliance and Inspection (OC&I) investigates complaints and suspected violations of environmental laws and regulations and performs compliance monitoring of regulated activities. Compliance with environmental laws, rules, regulations, permits, and licenses is enforced through both informal and formal enforcement actions. Note: Complaints are public records, and information you forward to OC&I will be available for public review UNLESS you advise us that you wish to remain anonymous.

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After-hours emergency: 401-222-3070