State Government Press Releases

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07/27/2017
PROVIDENCE Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Director Janet Coit and other partners, will visit Goddard Memorial State Park tomorrow as part of Governor's Bay Day festivities. During the visit, Raimondo will tour the popular, new boat...
07/25/2017
Matching grants made possible by the voter-approved 2016 Green Economy Bond PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that $4 million in matching grants is available to help communities and local organizations protect valuable green space...
07/19/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will reach UNHEALTHY levels statewide during the afternoon and late into the evening on Thursday, July 20. The highest readings are expected along the southern coastal portion of the state. The...
07/19/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced it is hosting a series of free recreational clamming workshops this summer. The workshops, led by a local shellfisherman, review the history and value of shellfishing in Rhode Island and provide an...
07/14/2017
Public Reminded to Guard against Mosquito Bites PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today announced that mosquito samples collected in Tiverton, Pawtucket and Westerly on June 26 have tested positive for...
07/12/2017
Nearly $90,000 Awarded for Renewable Energy Investments PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources and the Rhode Island Resource Conservation & Development Area Council, today announced $89,755...
07/10/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the City of Central Falls and Progreso Latino, will host a kids' saltwater fishing excursion aboard the Francis Fleet Charter out of Point Judith on Wednesday. Fifty local children and their families...
07/07/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) in partnership with Trout Unlimited, United Fly-Tyers of Rhode Island, and the Wood River Fly-Fishing Association will host a free fly-fishing clinic for women this month. WHAT: Ladies Fly-Fishing...
07/01/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will reach UNHEALTHY levels during the afternoon and late into the evening on Sunday, July 2. This statewide alert is being issued as favorable conditions for ozone formation will result in...
06/30/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today $270,000 in matching grants is available to help communities and businesses improve and maintain boat pump-out facilities in Rhode Island. A Request for Proposals (RFP) is now open with a deadline of July...