State Government Press Releases

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05/09/2019
Agency launches "Beach More, Wait Less" campaign to encourage convenient, pre-season sales and ease traffic tie-ups at entrances later. PROVIDENCE As part of Governor Gina M. Raimondo's initiative to support and celebrate state parks and beaches, Rhode Islanders for the first time can buy...
05/09/2019
Agency's action is not connected to or sequenced with the Energy Facility Siting Board's pending decision on siting and building the facility proposed by Invenergy PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that it has found that the Clear River...
05/08/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising the public that a project to remove about 20 dead, dying, or otherwise hazardous trees surrounding Mansion Field in Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick will get underway within the next two to three weeks....
05/06/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is conducting a habitat restoration project this month at the Beach Pond boating access site in Exeter. The project is part of DEM's continuing efforts to restore and protect water quality and native habitat at Beach Pond. Work begins...
05/01/2019
NE Agricultural Exchange offers a robust information-sharing tool for farmers PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the Young Farmers Network, Farm Fresh RI and the RI Farm Bureau invites beginning and seasoned farmers to a launch event...
05/01/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will hold a public workshop and public hearing next week to discuss proposed changes to regulations governing freshwater fishing, hunting, and falconry. WHAT: Public workshop on draft regulations for...
04/29/2019
Made possible through the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, farms in Foster, Johnston, North Scituate, and Tiverton will receive almost $80K in funding for renewable energy investments to "green" their operations and save money. PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental...
04/29/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced it is hosting a series of free fly-tying workshops for novice and experienced fly-tiers and a fly-fishing clinic. WHAT: Free Fly-Tying Workshops WHEN: Wednesday, May 1, 15 |...
04/26/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the Rhode Island Tree Council and National Grid has awarded $15,000 in grants for urban forestry projects across Rhode Island. The grants were announced this morning as part of an Arbor Day celebration...
04/26/2019
Supplemental spring trout stocking set to begin on Monday, April 29 PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, are Free Fishing Days in Rhode Island. Rhode Islanders and visitors alike can fish in the state's...