State Government Press Releases

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10/07/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from the remaining 83 mosquito pools, or samples, from 37 traps set statewide on September 21 are confirmed negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Last week DEM reported that a sample...
10/07/2015
NARRAGANSETT, RI - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District are working together to complete a repair project at the popular Camp Cronin Fishing Area and overlook site at Point Judith in Narragansett. Hurricane Sandy...
10/07/2015
New Rules Go Into Effect Tomorrow for Pet Shops and Other Licensed Sheltering Facilities PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced Rhode Island is the first state in New England to adopt detailed housing and care standards for animal care facilities licensed...
10/01/2015
Public Reminded to Protect Themselves against Mosquito Bites PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RI DOH) announce that a sample of mosquitoes collected on September 21 in West Kingston has tested positive for West Nile Virus (...
09/29/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from the remaining 117 mosquito pools, or samples, from 37 traps set statewide on September 14 are confirmed negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Results from 84 mosquito pools...
09/24/2015
Projects Support Rhode Island's Economy and Environment by Revitalizing Communities and Creating Jobs PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) is soliciting proposals for brownfields site redevelopment projects that will support the cleanup of contaminated...
09/23/2015
PROVIDENCE - Over the past two months environmental police officers from the Department of Environmental Management's Division of Law Enforcement conducted a multi-day operation targeting illegal striped bass fishing activity. The effort uncovered numerous violations of state and federal marine...
09/23/2015
Test Results Not Unexpected, but Serve as Reminder for Public to Protect Themselves Against Mosquito Bites PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RI DOH) announce that a sample of mosquitoes collected on September 14 in the...
09/22/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from the remaining 131 mosquito pools, or samples, from 37 traps set statewide on September 8 are confirmed negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Results from 117 mosquito pools...
09/21/2015
Park to be dedicated in honor of the late George Redman, an advocate for bike path development across Rhode Island PROVIDENCE - Governor Raimondo and the Department of Environmental Management are holding a special ceremony today to mark the dedication of the new linear park on the Washington...