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State Government Press Releases

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11/10/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Director Terry Gray announced today that he has named Susan Forcier, Esq., as the agency's Deputy Director of Environmental Protection (EP). As head of the EP Bureau, Forcier will lead an enterprise consisting of seven separate divisions,
11/04/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will start work on removing docks at the former Echo Lake Campground in Burrillville next week, weather permitting, the agency announced today. DEM acquired the 235-acre property, located on the west side of Echo Lake, in January...
11/03/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Seafood Marketing Collaborative has launched a mobile app and a redesigned website to heighten Rhode Island consumers' awareness of the value, appeal, and year-round availability of fresh, local Rhode Island seafood, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM)
11/02/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that it will continue treating pockets of spotted lanternfly (SLF) infestation that have been found in Lincoln, North Providence, and Smithfield with insecticide, weather permitting, on Nov. 3. Applicators...
11/01/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) reminds deer hunters that all deer taken during the first two days of the muzzleloader deer season Saturday, Nov. 5, and Sunday, Nov. 6 and the first two days of shotgun deer season Saturday, Dec. 3, and Sunday,...
10/26/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The power of public-private partnerships united in purpose and focused on solving difficult problems was exemplified again today when local farmers and food security advocates joined government leaders in packing 103 boxes with local produce to be distributed to older Rhode...
10/24/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, leaders of the Rhode Island General Assembly, and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announce that $700,000 in Local Agriculture and Seafood Act (LASA) programming funding is available to help new and existing food businesses grow and flourish....
10/21/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is pleased to announce that it will start work on replacing the Main Street boat ramp in Westerly on Nov. 1. The popular boat ramp, owned and maintained by DEM, provides access to the Pawcatuck River and is used by recreational...
10/21/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today is announcing that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) agency, has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a noncommercial...
10/14/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI With Governor Dan McKee proclaiming October as Farm to School Month across Rhode Island, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing a $260,000 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm to School grant award. The statewide proclamation aligns with...