State Government Press Releases

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04/19/2013
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) encourages Rhode Islanders to celebrate Earth Day - Monday, April 22 - by joining a local clean up, taking easy steps to improve the environment or simply getting outdoors and enjoying nature in a state parks and management...
04/10/2013
Large Selection of Local Foods Available for Sampling PROVIDENCE - To recognize the importance of the state's $1.7 billion agriculture and green industries, the Department of Environmental Management will host Rhode Island Agriculture Day at the State House on Thursday, April 25. This year's...
04/05/2013
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish & Wildlife announces that the 2013 trout and general freshwater fishing season will begin at 6 a.m. on Saturday, April 13. More than 20,000 anglers are expected to turn out at dawn on Opening Day. Approximately 80,000...
04/02/2013
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management is cautioning Rhode Islanders to be cautious when disposing of wood, coal stove, and fireplace ashes. Mid-March through mid-May is the traditional spring fire period in Rhode Island, and state forest rangers note that the improper disposal...
03/28/2013
PROVIDENCE The creation of a new coastal State park at Rocky Point that will benefit Rhode Islanders for centuries has now become a reality. This morning, in a closing held at Warwick City Hall, the Department of Environmental Management completed the purchase of the remaining 82 acres of land...
03/27/2013
Media Availability with State, Local and Federal Officials to be held in City Council Chambers immediately after the Closing 10 a.m., Thursday, March 28, 2013 @ Warwick City Council Chambers in Warwick City Hall, 3275 Post Road, Warwick PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management...
03/22/2013
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management has reached a settlement with regard to natural resource damages sustained at the Davis Liquid Waste Superfund Site in Smithfield. A Consent Decree was filed on March 20 in U.S. District Court for Rhode Island between DEM, the RI Attorney...
03/19/2013
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife will hold public workshops in Tiverton and Exeter in early April to discuss the proposed 2014-2015 freshwater fishing seasons, 2013-2014 falconry season, and the 2013-2014 hunting season and bag limit...
03/07/2013
PROVIDENCE - The "Transferring the Farm" workshop originally scheduled to be held tomorrow has been rescheduled on Monday, March 25 at the University of Rhode Island's East Farm. The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Agriculture, in conjunction with URI is sponsoring the session...
03/01/2013
Funds Will Accelerate Rehabilitation of Critical Port Infrastructure to Help Ensure Continued Economic Success for the Regional Fishing Industry and Spur Economic Development and Investment in the Port PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management was awarded a $2.9 million grant...