DEM to host public forum on proposed medical waste facility

WEST WARWICK, R.I (WLNE) – After The Rhode Island Department of Health (DEM) will be hosting a public forum to discuss the placement of a medical waste facility in West Warwick.

A public informational workshop on this facility’s license application was held on January 25th.

Representatives of the Department were available to discuss the proposed facility, the type, and quantity of wastes that will be processed, proposed conditions for it to be placed on the license, and a description of procedures for reaching a final decision on the application.

The application can be viewed at

The location of the proposed site, 1600 Divisions Road, is located near Playground Pre-school.

A formal public comment hearing will be held for the license application on zoom at 4:00 PM
on March 15 at the following link:
Meeting ID: 521 138 3116 or join by phone at: 1-929-205-6099

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