State Government Press Releases

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09/26/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management will hold its final scientific review workshop on the Rhode Island Wildlife Action Plan (RIWAP) on Wednesday, October 8 at the URI Bay Campus in Narragansett. The workshop will take place from 9:00 a.m. to noon in Corless Auditorium located...
09/22/2014
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from all 74 mosquito pools, or samples, from 32 traps set statewide during the week of September 8 are negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Results from 69 pools collected...
09/15/2014
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from the remaining 97 mosquito pools, or samples, from 34 traps set statewide during the week of September 2 are negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. The testing results were confirmed...
09/12/2014
Participants in Program from facilities in Bristol, Burrillville, Cranston, East Greenwich, Jamestown, Newport, West Warwick, Woonsocket, and the Narragansett Bay Commission's Bucklin Point and Fields Point Treatment Plants PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management will award a...
09/09/2014
West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes Trapped in Great Swamp in West Kingston PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) are advising Rhode Islanders to take steps to protect themselves from being bitten by mosquitoes. ...
09/08/2014
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from 81 mosquito pools, or samples, from 34 traps set statewide during the week of August 25 are negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Results from 99 pools collected from...
09/05/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Agriculture will be hosting three obsolete pesticide collection events in September. The program, called the Obsolete Pesticide Collection Program (OPCP) provides farmers and other commercial entities with a no cost alternative...
09/05/2014
PROVIDENCE - Scientists and engineers from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with staff from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (MADMF), RI Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Coastal Resource Management Council (...
09/05/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management is seeking applicants to fill 20-30 seasonal positions at state parks, campgrounds, and the Goddard Park golf course this fall. Positions are available for seasonal groundskeepers, laborers, park rangers, clerks, and campground clerks for...
09/02/2014
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island State Conservation Committee (SCC), under the direction of the Department of Environmental Management, has approved the adoption of updates to the Rhode Island Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Handbook (Handbook). These updates are in accordance with State law and...