DEM awards $6.8M in matching grants to improve water quality, flooding and climate resilience

PROVIDENCE -  The R.I. Department of Environmental Management awarded $6.8 million in matching grants to 33 projects, the DEM announced Thursday. The projects are focused on mitigating water pollution from stormwater and nonpoint sources, the reduction of flooding and strengthening Rhode Island’s climate resilience. “Climate change is real, and is poised to uniquely affect Rhode…

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