# RI.gov: Rhode Island Government


State Government Press Releases

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06/07/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is notifying the public that the significant smoke event will unfortunately continue into tomorrow, with another Air Quality Alert being issued for Thursday June 8, 2023. The alert is being issued for UNHEALTHY fine...
06/06/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is once again issuing an Air Quality Alert as wildfire smoke from Quebec fires will continue to impact the state on Wednesday June 7, 2023. The Alert is being issued for UNHEALTHY fine particles on the Air Quality Index.
06/06/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is once again issuing an Air Quality Alert as wildfire smoke from Quebec fires will continue to impact the state on Wednesday June 7, 2023. The Alert is being issued for UNHEALTHY fine particles on the Air Quality Index.
06/06/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will open its wildland firefighter training class to allow members of the news media to observe how the next generation of firefighters is learning the strategies, tools, and tactics to suppress uncontrolled wildfires in Rhode Island.
06/05/2023
With recreational activities on the state's many lakes, ponds and rivers set to increase, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are reminding all Rhode Islanders to be on the lookout for harmful algae blooms. In...
06/05/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is notifying the public that another significant smoke event is expected to impact the state on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. An AIR QUALITY ALERT is being issued for UNHEALTHY fine particles on the Air Quality Index. The...
06/05/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Because of the generosity of a local family farm, a group of private and public open space and conservation organizations could buy a 65-acre parcel in Pascoag known for its prime agricultural soil and save it from development forever. For more than 40 years, Ernie and Norma O'...
06/01/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is again cautioning the public not to assume that finding a baby animal means it needs to be rescued. A fawn (baby deer) lying on the ground hidden in grass or brush should not be considered abandoned it should be...
05/30/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is notifying the public that an unusual smoke event is expected to impact the state starting at approximately 10:30 AM today, Tuesday, May 30, and lasting through sunset and possibly into early overnight hours. Large...
05/29/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Four boys were injured, three seriously, when one climbed on the roof of a dilapidated building that once was a stable at Fort Brenton State Park in Newport at 3:55 PM today. A section of the roof collapsed under the boy's weight, causing both the boy and a slab of concrete about...