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GRS Projects - Rhode Island

This page summarizes active and completed GRS Development and Testing project activity in Rhode Island and provides a link to access all completed GRS documents. For all completed projects, Meeting Summaries and each project Site Selection Matrix are available. Contact EPA Region 1 or Nuka Research via the contact information provided on the Home Page to obtain project documents.

Active Projects

GRS Validation/Testing
Blackstone River (MA & RI)
August 2023 - August 2024

1 exisiting GRS will be selected for testing and validation in Massachusetts

1 exisiting GRS will be selected for testing and validation in Rhode Island


Initial Planning

Tuesday, October 31

10:30am - 12:00pm

Zoom video conference

Final Planning

Wednesday, April 3

10:00am - 11:00am

Zoom video conference


Field Validation/Testing

Thursday, June 6

Pawtucket, RI

Site of BR-RI-06


Completed Projects

2017 - 2018 Blackstone & Pawtuxet River GRS Development Project

This project was completed in 2018.  The 10 Geographic Response Strategies that were developed are listed below and are available at the Regional Response Team 1 website located here.

Blackstone River

BR-RI-01 Woonsocket West

BR-RI-02 Woonsocket East

BR-RI-03 Manville Dam

BR-RI-04 Ashton Dam

BR-RI-05 Lonsdale Marsh

BR-RI-06 Pawtucket

Pawtuxet River

PX-RI-01 Warwick Mall

PX-RI-02 Pontiac Boat Ramp

PX-RI-03  Jefferson Blvd

PX-RI-04  Warwick Ave

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