# RI.gov: Rhode Island Government


State Government Press Releases

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06/16/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The 15-year-old boy who was pulled from the water shortly after 6 PM June 12 at Lincoln Woods State Park has died, according to a GoFundMe page set up by friends of his family. The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is confirming that the victim is Melecio DeLeon Regil...
06/14/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announce that DEM will receive $846,343 in grants from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to replace freight trucks and marine engines that move goods and services across the...
06/10/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that it has begun distributing mosquito larvicide to communities to help control mosquito populations statewide this summer. Yesterday, DEM gave away a product called FourStar in the form of a briquet...
06/10/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The no-contact advisory on the Blackstone River that the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced June 5 because of partly treated wastewater being discharged by the Woonsocket Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility will continue as the plant's operators correct...
06/05/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is investigating the discharge of partly treated wastewater from the Woonsocket Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility located at 11 Cumberland Hill Road in Woonsocket. DEM was first made aware of the discharge on the...
05/27/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Long days, warm weather, and outdoor fun are on the horizon. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management's (DEM) Division of Fish and Wildlife will be hosting lots of fun, nature-based educational programs this summer. From clamming days and fly tying to bird walks and...
05/27/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that under the new Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Rhode Island school districts and other eligible school bus operators and contractors can apply to begin replacing their fleets of school buses with clean, American-made,
05/26/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Memorial Day Weekend is the official kick-off of the summer beach season, and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is encouraging residents to buy their state beach parking pass well in advance of their visit. Beaches passes can be purchased by visiting the DEM website.
05/26/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that its seasonal 24-hour Bay Line telephone information line is now open. The Bay Line number, 222-8888, is toll-free within the state. New to the program this year is the option for members of the public to...
05/25/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is cautioning the public not to assume that finding a baby animal means it needs to be rescued during the late spring and summer, as this is fawning season. A fawn (baby deer) lying on the ground hidden in grass or...