# RI.gov: Rhode Island Government


State Government Press Releases

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05/26/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Memorial Day Weekend is the official kick-off of the summer beach season, and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is encouraging beachgoers to buy their state beach parking pass well in advance of their visit. Beach passes can be purchased by visiting the DEM website.
05/25/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that with its latest water quality tests earlier this month confirming a year-over-year trend of improvement, it is opening a 515-acre area off the coast of Warren in the Mount Hope Bay to shellfishing. In...
05/23/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI This summer, have some fun in the sun by attending an educational program with the Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW)! Connect with the outdoors and learn some new skills this summer; from fishing days to hunter education classes to guided...
05/22/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that it has bought a 61-acre parcel of verdant forestland linking two of the state's largest undeveloped areas south of I-95 with funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (USFWS) Wildlife...
05/11/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that its Division of Fish and Wildlife will hold a public hearing on proposed regulations relating to the 2023-24 and 2024-25 hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits and 2024-25 freshwater fishing and...
05/11/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that its seasonal 24-hour telephone information line will open May 15 and remain open until Oct. 15. The Bay Line, 222-8888, is toll-free within the state. The Bay Line provides Rhode Islanders with a...
05/10/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that it will hold a virtual public listening session on May 18 to review the draft release of the "Rhode Island's Low-Emission and Zero-Emission Vehicle Programs" regulation, which Governor Dan McKee announced earlier...
05/10/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, state officials and environmental champion legislators announce that Rhode Island will join seven states, including Massachusetts, in adopting a policy aimed at reining in carbon pollution by slashing tailpipe emissions from cars, trucks, and SUVs. With...
05/09/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) with support from partners the RI Tree Council, Rhode Island Nursery and Landscape Association, and the Arbor Day Foundation has 1,000+ more trees to give away to Rhode Islanders this spring through the Energy-Saving Trees...
04/25/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that it is offering one-time sign-on and retention bonuses of $500 each and hourly pay increases of between 10% and almost 15% to lifeguards this summer. The agency views the incentives as critical to recruiting more...