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State Government Press Releases

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03/01/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is investigating another discharge of partly treated wastewater from the Woonsocket Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility, located at 11 Cumberland Hill Road in Woonsocket. DEM first learned of the incident from a post on Twitter...
03/01/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today are announcing the availability of $270,000 in grants for farms and food-related organizations aimed at ensuring an abundant, affordable supply of nutritious fruits and vegetables, dried fruit, nuts,...
02/24/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reminding Rhode Islanders and nonresidents holding standard fishing licenses, multipurpose licenses, shellfish over 65 licenses, and other licenses that their renewals are due by close of business Tuesday, Feb. 28. Failure to...
02/21/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has issued a request for proposals (RFPs) for the use of agricultural land at five sites across Rhode Island. The DEM Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) will lease the parcels only for the purpose of raising and harvesting...
02/16/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today is announcing it is offering in late spring an intensive, introductory course designed to train new firefighters in the tools, tactics, and strategies used to suppress uncontrolled wildland fires. In 2022, which was marked by...
02/09/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) are announcing today that a project to improve much-used coastal access trails at Black Point, overlooking the bay in Narragansett, is set to start in March, weather permitting. Costing around $90,000,
02/07/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will hold a public workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 5:30 PM regarding the proposed 2024-25 freshwater fishing season and the 2023-24 and 2024-25 hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits. The workshop's purpose...
02/03/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today is announcing a strategy of increasing the use of low-severity prescribed burns in several areas of Rhode Island to reduce the buildup of combustible materials on forest floors and grasslands thus minimizing the risk of high-...
01/20/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is soliciting comments on studies detailing total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) developed for bacteria impairments of the Nonquit Pond tributaries in Tiverton and Little Compton Borden Brook, Quaker Creek, and Tributary to Nonquit...
01/19/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI -- The Light Foundation is teaming up with the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) for their third annual mentored youth wild turkey hunt this spring. The two-day event, set for April 21-22, is free and open to youths 12 to 15, whether they are first-time or proficient...