# RI.gov: Rhode Island Government


State Government Press Releases

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08/30/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that it has lifted the ban on outdoor fires at all state campgrounds, parks, and management areas that went into effect Aug. 19. DEM stresses that although precipitation amounts from recent storms have reduced both the...
08/25/2022
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM), along with the RI Tree Council, RI Nursery and Landscape Association, and the Arbor Day Foundation, is providing 1,000 free trees to Rhode Island residents this fall through the Energy-Saving Trees program. Registration opens Friday,...
08/25/2022
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM), along with the RI Tree Council, RI Nursery and Landscape Association, and the Arbor Day Foundation, is providing 1,000 free trees to Rhode Island residents this fall through the Energy-Saving Trees program. Registration opens Friday,...
08/22/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that the spotted lanternfly (SLF), an exotic pest that targets various plants and trees, has a detected population for the first time in Rhode Island. Native to Asia, SLF is most frequently associated with Tree of Heaven...
08/19/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces today that in response to the dangerous risk of wildfires in Rhode Island, it is banning outdoor fires at all State campgrounds, parks, and management areas. This ban, effective starting Saturday, August 20,...
08/17/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI- The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that Administrative Law Judge Christine D. Coughlin assessed a $9,000 penalty upon William McLaughlin, III for possessing striped bass in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) off Block Island, R.I. The case...
08/16/2022
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is inviting the public to stop by DEM's booth at the Washington County Fair, August 17-21. It's a chance to meet agency staff and learn about DEM's priorities and initiatives. Staff from DEM's Division of Agriculture &...
08/15/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is seeking input through a Public Information Request (RFI) for developing and operating the former Chase Marina facility at 169 Riverside Drive in Tiverton, RI. DEM is specifically interested in proposals that address...
08/15/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that the most recent round of testing of 2022 by Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) State Health Laboratories has confirmed no positive isolations (findings) of West Nile Virus (WNV) or Eastern Equine...
08/10/2022
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The McKee Administration's Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that it has issued an immediate compliance order at Johnson's Pond against the owner of the dam, Soscia Holdings LLC. The immediate compliance order was delivered by certified mail to...