State Government Press Releases

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10/11/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) are reminding Rhode Islanders that the risk of mosquito-borne disease remains. The agencies announced today that in the latest round of mosquito surveillance, one pool, or sample, of...
10/11/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will hold a public hearing next week to discuss two proposed sets of regulations on climate resiliency funding. The draft regulations create two funds related to climate resilience to receive, hold, and administer the $10 million...
10/11/2019
During the first round of cleanouts, over 100 chemicals including 300 lbs. of oily waste, 61 lbs. of hazardous waste, and 100 gallons of flammable liquids were removed. Funding is available to help rid chemicals from more schools. PROVIDENCE So far this year, the Department of Environmental...
10/10/2019
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that small game hunting season opens this month. The season for pheasant, cottontail rabbit, gray squirrel, bobwhite quail, red and gray fox opens Saturday, October 19 Saturday, February 29, 2020. The season...
10/10/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has revised the locations along the Beaver River in Richmond where trout will be stocked in advance of Columbus Day weekend, a popular time for recreational fishing. The Rt. 138 access will not be stocked due to low...
10/08/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Parks and Recreation invites Rhode Islanders to a fun-filled, family festival at Burlingame State Park and Campground in Charlestown on Sunday, October 13. The Burlingame Family Festival will be held from 11 AM to 5 PM and...
10/04/2019
PROVIDENCE Although the forecast of the season's first frost advisory tonight with temperatures falling into the mid-30s is welcome news, the state Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) are reminding Rhode Islanders that the risk of mosquito-...
10/03/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will begin stocking trout in freshwaters across Rhode Island next week in advance of Columbus Day weekend a popular time for recreational fishing. The following waters will be stocked with trout before Columbus Day:
09/23/2019
PROVIDENCE The second round of aerial mosquito treatments that state officials announced last week will likely begin either Tuesday night or Wednesday night this week, depending on weather conditions. The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (...
09/13/2019
State officials confirm an Eastern Equine Encephalitis detection in a Block Island mosquito sample; urge all Rhode Islanders to take personal precautions against insect-borne diseases before heading outdoors especially hunters gearing up for deer season. PROVIDENCE The Department of...