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Drs. Ralph and Amy Pratt consider themselves environmentally conscious business owners.As veterinarians, and owners of the West Greenwich Animal Hospital, the husband and wife...
THE R.I. DEPATMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL Management announced $4 million dollars in grants to protect green space in the state and issued a request for proposals.

DEM announces $4M in grants to protect green space

PROVIDENCE - The R.I. Department of Environmental Management is now accepting proposals for $4 million in matching grants to protect green space in the...
BEACHGOERS ARE SEEN at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett. / COURTESY OFFICE OF GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO

Raimondo designates July 30 as Governor’s Bay Day

PROVIDENCE - The 29th Governor’s Bay Day celebration will take place Sunday, July 30, 2017, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced at Roger Wheeler State...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Environmental Management announced it has extended the deadline for proposals for projects that would address stormwater and flooding issues statewide.

R.I. DEM extends deadline for climate resilience and water quality proposals

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has announced that the deadline for proposals to help strengthen climate resilience and improve water quality...
THE BRADFORD DAM is slated to be removed starting in July. /COURTESY U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

Work to begin on removal of Bradford Dam

BRADFORD – Preparations to remove the Bradford Dam on the Pawcatuck River begin this week, according to a press release on Thursday by The...
THE OCEAN STATE ALLIANCE won the New England regional 2017 Operations Challenge hosted by the New England water Environment Association. From left, Pete Rojas, Tyler Ippi, Kim Sandbach, Peter Hassel, Russ McGinnis; kneeling in fron its team captain Ed Davies.

R.I. wastewater plant operators win regional operations challenge

PROVIDENCE – A local team of wastewater treatment plant operators won the 2017 Operations Challenge, hosted by the New England Water Environment Association, the...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management are warning Rhode Islanders to take precautions against Lyme disease.

State agencies offer Rhode Islanders advice on Lyme disease

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management have teamed up to encourage Rhode Islanders to take precautions...

DEM expands R.I. shellfishing opportunities

PROVIDENCE – Access to shellfishing areas has been expanded under the R.I. Department of Environmental Management’s annual shellfish harvesting reclassification, DEM announced May 25.Among...
SUBEACHGOERS ARE SEEN at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett in July. State beaches open daily starting Saturday morning. / COURTESY OFFICE OF GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDON SPOT: Beachgoers are seen at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett in July. Officials from the R.I. Department of Environmental Management predict the number of visitors to the Ocean State's beaches will surpass last year's total of 1 million. / COURTESY OFFICE OF GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO

R.I. beaches to open Saturday; AAA predicts heavy Memorial Day traffic

PROVIDENCE - All Rhode Island state beaches will be open daily starting Saturday, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced in a press release...
THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL Management announced over $200,000 in grants to local food businesses Wednesday.

DEM annouces $200K in grants for local food and agricultural businesses

PROVIDENCE – Over $200,000 in grants was awarded to local food businesses, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced on Wednesday as part of...
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