DEM denies permit for contested medical waste treatment plant

Updated 6:04 p.m.

WEST WARWICK - Stiff opposition from local residents, lawmakers and the attorney general helped sway the R.I. Department of Environmental Management against issuing a permit on a proposed medical waste treatment plant, the agency said on Tuesday. The DEM issued a statement explaining its denial of a license needed for MedRecycler-RI’s project here. The state…

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