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State Government Press Releases

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10/26/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The power of public-private partnerships united in purpose and focused on solving difficult problems was exemplified again today when local farmers and food security advocates joined government leaders in packing 103 boxes with local produce to be distributed to older Rhode...
10/24/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, leaders of the Rhode Island General Assembly, and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announce that $700,000 in Local Agriculture and Seafood Act (LASA) programming funding is available to help new and existing food businesses grow and flourish....
10/21/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is pleased to announce that it will start work on replacing the Main Street boat ramp in Westerly on Nov. 1. The popular boat ramp, owned and maintained by DEM, provides access to the Pawcatuck River and is used by recreational...
10/21/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today is announcing that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) agency, has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a noncommercial...
10/14/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI With Governor Dan McKee proclaiming October as Farm to School Month across Rhode Island, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing a $260,000 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm to School grant award. The statewide proclamation aligns with...
10/14/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management today announced that the final set of mosquito samples tested this season by the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) State Health Laboratories have confirmed negative for West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine...
10/13/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today is glad to recognize the six Rhode Island recipients of the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Merit Awards, given to those who have made outstanding contributions to protect New England's environment.
10/12/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising the public that it will begin removing standing dead trees in the Browning Mill section of Arcadia Management Area, Exeter, on Thursday, Oct. 13, weather permitting. The trees are deciduous, including ash,...
10/06/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is excited to announce that Rhody Critter Kits are back for another year. Educational resources for K-8 educators organized thematically into learning modules, Critter Kits contain lesson plans, activities, videos, hands-
10/05/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is identifying Justin Harvey, 36, of Narragansett, as the decedent in a kayaking accident that took place in Narragansett on Oct. 1. A fisherman found Mr. Harvey's body on a stretch of sand just east of Roger Wheeler...