State Government Press Releases

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06/18/2020
Anyone who buys their season or daily pass online or before heading to the beach will be able to use the new express lanes for quick entry. PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that daily flex passes, which allow for one-day parking at Rhode Island State...
06/18/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is asking the public to report sightings of wild turkey hens both with a brood of baby turkeys and without and tom turkeys to help with research efforts. Information gathered from the public is helpful in determining...
06/17/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces real-time, online access to Water Quality Certifications (WQC) and Stormwater Construction (STW) Permits. These permits are issued by DEM's Office of Water Resources, in accordance the Rhode Island Water Quality...
06/17/2020
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the award of $48,430 in matching grants to help communities and businesses invest in boat pump-out facilities across Rhode Island. The grants are funded under the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Clean...
06/15/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising the public that National Grid will perform tree trimming along the East Bay Bike Path in Barrington next week. The work will take two days to complete and will take place from Monday, June 22 through Friday,...
06/15/2020
PROVIDENCE - 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, 401-222-8888, is toll-free within the state. Bay Line provides Rhode Islanders with a central telephone number to...
06/11/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reminding the public not to remove fawns from the wild because doing so will hurt their chances of survival in the future. People should not assume that finding a baby animal means it needs to be rescued. For example, a...
06/10/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today it will be administering an additional conditional Surf Lifeguard Certification test next week. Lifeguard positions at all beaches in Rhode Island require certification and special training in first aid, CPR,
06/08/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that farmers' markets at two state parks are now open with new procedures in place for the safety of patrons and vendors. From now through late October, farmers' markets in Goddard Memorial State Park and Fishermen's Memorial...
06/05/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is encouraging Rhode Islanders to buy season beach passes online or in advance to help ease traffic backups into parking lots and reduce the amount of time beachgoers spend at the entry booths. The online purchase option is accessible...