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Complaint Filed Against Rhode Island Recycler

Janet Coit, the director of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), and State Attorney General Peter Kilmartin have filed a complaint in Superior Court against two companies for environmental violations arising from a scrap metal recycling operation along the waterfront in Providence, Rhode Island.

The DEM says the court action follows a notice of violation it issued in 2012 against Rhode Island Recycled Metals LLC (RIRM), which operates the Providence scrap metal business, and AARE LLC, the Maysville, Kentucky-based property owner. The state agency also filed a notice of violation against Edward Sciaba Sr., RIRM’s on-site manager.

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