State Government Press Releases

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11/19/2018
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Departments of Environmental Management (DEM), Health (RIDOH), and Elementary and Secondary Education (RIDE) are enlisting the support of Rhode Island school districts to protect school children and their bus drivers from breathing excessive amounts of diesel exhaust...
11/16/2018
Guided hike kicks off at 1 p.m. in George Washington Campground in Glocester as part of annual Black Friday event PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is hosting a guided hike at George Washington Campground, in Glocester, on Friday, November 23. The one...
11/15/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will be stocking 2,000 hatchery-raised trout in four ponds across Rhode Island next week in advance of Thanksgiving weekend a popular time for recreational fishing. "I hope anglers of all ages will take time on...
11/13/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), will host two informational workshops on the brownfields grant application process this fall. ...
11/13/2018
National Grid, which donated the land to the state in 2001, will be cutting brush and removing dead trees to be able to access power lines safely PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that the John H. Chafee Nature Preserve will be closed to the public on...
10/31/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is offering workshops for anglers interested in developing and honing their fly-tying skills. Hosted by the Division of Fish and Wildlife's Aquatic Resource Education Program, the sessions will be held from 7 p.m. to 9...
10/30/2018
Twelve projects across six cities and towns will split $2.6 million in funding, made available by the 2016 Green Economy Bond. Supporting Governor Raimondo's commitment to clean energy, DEM selected one project that will become a solar farm and two projects with rooftop solar arrays. Another...
10/30/2018
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is identifying the couple who were pulled from rough surf off Fort Wetherill State Park in Jamestown yesterday. They are Kongjuan Wei, 51, and Xianzan Tan, 52, of 5 Calumet Street, Quincy, MA. After responding to the 911 call, which...
10/29/2018
A total of $276,614 will be invested to support specialty crop production and sales in Rhode Island PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announced today the award of $276,614 in farm viability grants to seven Rhode Island-based groups working to support local agriculture;...
10/29/2018
PROVIDENCE A woman and a man, fishing from the rocky shore and believed to be a couple, died after being recovered from the high surf at Fort Wetherill State Park in Jamestown shortly after 9:30 AM today. It is believed that a wave splashed over the rocks where the couple was standing and...