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State Government Press Releases

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04/25/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources, in partnership with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, today released a Request for Proposals for Phase 1 of the National Electric Vehicle...
04/24/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that the Town of Westerly will conduct an aerial application of mosquito larvicide across 500 acres of Chapman Swamp and nearby swamplands tomorrow, Tuesday, April 25, weather permitting. The application, which...
04/20/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and Rhode Island Seafood Marketing Collaborative are proud to announce that the state's seventh annual Quahog Week is set for April 23 to 29. The event celebrates the cultural and economic importance of Rhode Island's state clam,...
04/12/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI State leaders and local event organizers today promoted The Ocean Race, a prestigious around-the-world sailing competition whose high-tech, 60-foot IMOCA class sailboats will berth in Newport May 13-21 for their only North American stopover. The Department of Environmental...
04/11/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos, legislative and government agency leaders, and local organizers will promote a prestigious global sporting event that's coming to Rhode Island next month, The Ocean Race, at the State House tomorrow. Sleek, high-speed sailboats one skippered...
04/06/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI As sure a rite of spring as the budding of willows and peeping of peepers, Opening Day of the trout season is set for Saturday, April 8, and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has stocked more than 100 freshwater locations, including children's-only ponds, with 60,...
05/04/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces it will hold its annual Free Fishing Weekend Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7. DEM invites Rhode Islanders and visitors alike to fish in the state's freshwaters on both days for all species of freshwater...
04/05/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM), the Town of Cumberland, and the Cumberland Land Trust today are announcing the protection of a pristine, 84-acre swath of forested land including tributaries of two reservoirs that are critical drinking water...
04/04/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) along with partners the RI Tree Council, Rhode Island Nursery and Landscape Association, and the Arbor Day Foundation is giving 1,000 trees away to Rhode Islanders this spring through the Energy-Saving Trees program....
04/03/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has opened the Great Swamp Shooting Range for the season and welcomes sportsmen and women to use Rhode Island's only free, public outdoor shooting range. Located within the Great Swamp Management Area in South Kingstown, the range...