State Government Press Releases

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10/31/2013
Several Narragansett Families Will Take Part in This Recreational Fishing Opportunity/Scientific Survey on Veterans Day PROVIDENCE For the second year in a row, the Department of Environmental Management, in conjunction with the RI Party and Charter Boat Association and the Narragansett...
10/29/2013
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management has announced the award of farm viability grants totaling $205,311 for projects that will enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island. The funds are from the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Specialty Crop Block...
10/22/2013
Agricultural Community Can Dispose of Obsolete Pesticides at Three Collection Events to be held in November PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Agriculture has initiated a new program that allows businesses to properly dispose of obsolete pesticides. Among the...
10/22/2013
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management is reminding government agencies, municipalities and private businesses to take some time this fall before the ground is frozen and the first snowflakes appear to select and prepare potential snow disposal sites. Finding a place to...
10/18/2013
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from 52 mosquito pools, or samples, from 11 traps set statewide on October 7 are confirmed negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). One mosquito pool trapped on October 7 in...
10/16/2013
Proposed Changes Would Relieve RI Businesses of Significant Financial and Operational Requirements PROVIDENCE -The Department of Environmental Management will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 30 on proposed amendments to Air Pollution Control Regulation No. 11, "Petroleum Liquids...
10/09/2013
$5 Million Available for Large, Small and Passive/Historic Park Development Projects PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that it is now accepting applications from municipalities for open space recreation acquisition and development grants. A total of $5 million is...
10/07/2013
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from 83 mosquito pools, or samples, from 35 traps set statewide during the week of September 23 are negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. The testing results were confirmed by the RI...
10/07/2013
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife began stocking approximately 6,000 brown and brook trout in several locations throughout the state last week for the fall freshwater fishing season. Due to elevated water temperatures, fall trout stocking was...
09/30/2013
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from 89 mosquito pools, or samples, from 35 traps set statewide during the week of September 16 are negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. The testing results were confirmed by the RI...