State Government Press Releases

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01/14/2021
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is seeking proposals from qualified farmers to purchase a 10-acre agricultural parcel in South Kingstown. A Request for Proposals (RFP) was issued this week through the Farmland Access Program, a voluntary program approved by voters...
01/08/2021
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that it has purchased the former Echo Lake Campground in Burrillville. The 235-acre property is located on the west side of Echo Lake, also known as Pascoag Reservoir, and contains 2,200 feet of linear frontage on the lake.
12/30/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that it will begin taking reservations for picnic areas, covered shelters, and recreational fields at Rhode Island state parks for the 2021 season beginning on Monday, January 4. ...
12/28/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is inviting residents to #WalkOff2020 and celebrate the New Year by getting outdoors with their immediate household members during the holiday weekend. Starting New Year's Day, people are encouraged to visit any of our beautiful state...
12/22/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today is announcing the availability of $35,000 in Produce Safety Improvement Grant funding for projects that help farmers and food producers implement food safety practices and comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (
12/22/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced yesterday that Rhode Island has joined the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI). It's an historic, bipartisan program that will be a game-changer in cutting motor vehicle pollution, which is the region's greatest source of greenhouse gases. TCI will...
12/16/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is encouraging children, families, and individuals to get outdoors and enjoy the recreational resources that state parks and management areas offer while adhering to all public health guidelines. Cross-country skiing,...
12/10/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reminding all Rhode Islanders to refrain from flushing disinfectant wipes including those labeled "flushable" and instead, to dispose of them in the trash. Last week, the Johnston Sewer Department alerted DEM that the main sewer...
12/09/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is stocking ponds across Rhode Island this week with several thousand brook and rainbow trout for the winter trout fishing season. Fishing is a popular winter activity for people of all ages in Rhode Island. To protect public health...
12/08/2020
PROVIDENCE Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announce the award of $3.26 million in matching grants under the Brownfields Remediation and Economic Development Fund. Thirteen projects across seven cities and towns will receive funding, made...