Reports & Policies

Environmental Data

Environmental Data


Annual Reports

Watersheds Plans:Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research ReserveNarragansett Bay Estuary Program CCMP and Reports
  Partners in Resource Protection - Watershed Survey Report
Watershed Assessment and Restoration Priorities
South County Design Manual
Urban Env'l Design Manual
Farming and Forestry Strategies
Rapid Site Assessment Guide 
Model Land Use Ordinances (Acrobat)
Wetlands Status and Trends Reports
Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPPs)
Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Reports
2007 - Responses to Comments: Wetlands Rules/Regs
2007 - Vernal Pool Protection Queen's River Watershed
2007 - Responses to Comments: Queen's Vernal Pools
2006 - Wetland Monitoring & Assessment Plan
2006 - RI Wetland Profile (pp 85-95 in ELI report)
2003 - Wetland Restoration Plan Woonasquatucket
2002 - Outcome of Restorations ordered by DEM OCI
2001 - Rhode Island Vernal Pools
2001 - Development of Statewide Restoration Strategy
2001 - Responses to Comments: Restoration Strategy
2001 - Options for Mapping RI's Wetlands
2001 - Results of Survey of RI Wetland Map Users
2001 - Wetland Task Force Report
2001 - Wetland Task Force Report: Appendices
ISDS ISDS Permit Streamlining Task Force Final Report
Waste Site Remediation Waste Site Remediation Permit Streamlining Task Force Final Report
Third-Party Professional Site Remediation Report
Background Levels of Priority Pollutant Metals in RI Soils
Water Quality Restoration Plans Other Reports: Green Hill Bacteria Source Tracking StudyJoint Improvement Strategy for 10 Priority Beaches
Dam Safety View reports and publications

Land Conservation in Rhode Island by Fiscal Year (scroll to bottom of webpage)

Air Pollution Control Preconstruction Permits

Air Pollution Control Operating Permits

DFW Reports


Agriculture Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for School Pest Management
Air Quality  Air Toxics Guidelines
Compliance and Inspection Administrative Inspection Guidelines
Enforcement Response Options
Environmental Compliance Incentive Act (Audit) Policy
Supplemental Environmental Projects Policy
Compliance Guides Compliance Certification Workbook for Autobody Repair Facilities
Division of Law Enforcement Division of Law Enforcement Internal Complaint Investigations
Division of Law Enforcement Use of Force Policy
Environmental Equity  
Hazardous Waste Management Compliance Workbook for Rhode Island Generators
Universal Waste Rule Requirements Fact Sheet
EXPRESS Policy: Expedited Policy for Remediation of Environmental Simple Sites
Guidelines for the Management of Investigation Derived Wastes
Quality Management Quality Management Plan
Septic Systems (OWTS / ISDS) Septic System Inspection HandbookApproved Alternative OWTS TechnologiesGuidelines for the Design, Use, and Maintenance of Pressurized Drainfields - November 2013
Site Remediation Site Investigation Report Checklist
Environmental Land Usage Restriction (Word format)
Solid Waste Closure Policy for Inactive or Abandoned Solid Waste Landfills
Guidelines on Beneficial Use Determinations (BUDs) for Source Segregated Solid Waste
Stewardship and Public Service  
Water Quality Septic System Inspection Handbook
Snow Disposal Policy
Wastewater Facilities Sewer Line/Water Supply Well Separation Policy for Design of Sanitary Sewers
Sewer/Water Line Separation Policy for Design of Sanitary Sewers
Flow Estimation Policy for Design of Sanitary Sewers
Wetlands What's the Scoop on Wetlands
Avoidance & Minimization Guidance
Subwatershed Map Preparation
Floodplain Impacts
Dry Hydrant Guidance
Wildlife Policy and Protocols for Incidents Involving Coyotes
Coyote Management and Response Guide
Resolutions for Resident Canada Geese
Resolutions for Nuisance Wild Turkey
2016 Rabies Protocol Manual
American Woodcock and Ruffed Grouse BMPs


Recent Amendments  
Other Laws See General Assembly's site and search by topic