State Government Press Releases

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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...
06/04/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that the golf course at Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick is now open with new procedures in place for the safety of golfers and staff. Reservations for tee times must be made in advance by phone and no walk-ins are...
05/29/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that all Rhode Island state beaches will be open to visitors with new restrictions in place beginning next week. Getting outdoors and enjoying the beauty of nature are great ways to relieve stress and important to public health.