State Government Press Releases

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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...
10/14/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management today announced that the final set of mosquito samples tested this season by the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) State Health Laboratories have confirmed negative for West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine...
10/14/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today announced the request for proposals for the offshore wind procurement has been released by the State's primary utility company, Rhode Island Energy, for up to 1,000 megawatts of new offshore wind capacity. In July, Governor McKee signed into law historic...
10/13/2022
Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is seeking public comment on the 2022 Greenville Water District Clean Water Infrastructure Replacement Plan update. The Greenville Water District has developed an update to its Clean Water Infrastructure Replacement Plan (CWIRP). This updated CWIRP is...
10/13/2022
Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is seeking public comment on the 2022 Pascoag Utility District Clean Water Infrastructure Replacement Plan update. The Pascoag Utility District has developed an update to its Clean Water Infrastructure Replacement Plan (CWIRP). This updated CWIRP is...
10/13/2022
Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is seeking public comment on intent to issue a Categorical Exclusion. The Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health has reviewed for approval the request by the Smithfield Water Supply Board for a Categorical Exclusion determination for proposed...
10/13/2022
Warwick, RI—GREEN SPACE Gallery at TF Green International Airport, a partnership between the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC), announced the opening of its winter exhibit featuring works by Aleksandar Baba-Vulic, Block Island, Spencer...
10/13/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today is glad to recognize the six Rhode Island recipients of the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Merit Awards, given to those who have made outstanding contributions to protect New England's environment.
10/12/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising the public that it will begin removing standing dead trees in the Browning Mill section of Arcadia Management Area, Exeter, on Thursday, Oct. 13, weather permitting. The trees are deciduous, including ash,...
10/12/2022
While Rhode Island high school students report decreases in the use of some substances, mental health challenges persist for many adolescents in the state, according to new results from the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH)'s Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS). The YRBS is an optional,...