State Government Press Releases

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11/07/2017
PROVIDENCE In honor of all veterans, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is stocking ponds across Rhode Island with some 4,000 trout in advance of Veterans Day a popular time for recreational fishing. The following waters will be stocked this week: Barber Pond,...
11/03/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the US Army Corps of Engineers will hold a special ceremony next week to mark completion of a restoration project at the Camp Cronin Fishing Area in Narragansett. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused...
11/02/2017
Hunters can check deer at Tiverton Rod and Gun Club during opening days of season PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that the muzzleloader deer hunting season on state and private lands in Zones 1 & 2 opens on Saturday, November 4. All...
10/26/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that it has been awarded a $500,000 a federal research grant to lead a nation-wide study examining strategies to enhance salt marsh resilience against the effects of climate change. This two-year study...
10/10/2017
Funded projects will promote jobs, economic growth, and renewable energy PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) in partnership with the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank today announced new funding opportunities to support the cleanup and redevelopment of...
10/06/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today announced test results for their final set of mosquito samples this season. Seventy-eight mosquito samples from 30 traps set on Monday, September 25 have tested...
10/04/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the City of Central Falls and Progreso Latino, will host a family fishing event at Lincoln Woods State Park on Saturday. The event is part of DEM's ongoing efforts to promote outdoor recreation and...
10/04/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that it has reissued discharge permits for the Narragansett Bay Commission's (NBC) Bucklin Point and Field's Point Wastewater Treatment Facilities. The Bucklin Point facility serves Central Falls, Cumberland,...
09/29/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the award of $178,849 in matching grants to help communities and businesses invest in boat pump-out facilities across Rhode Island. The grants, funded under the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Clean Vessel...
09/28/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is stocking ponds across Rhode Island with some 10,000 trout in advance of Columbus Day weekend a popular time for recreational fishing. The number of waterbodies stocked will be limited given current drought conditions;...