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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management
RI Department of Environmental Management protects, restores & promotes our state's natural resources to ensure RI remains a wonderful place to live & visit.
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 23
Yesterday Environmental Police Officers charged a poacher w exceeding the daily limit + poss. of undersized Tautog. The operator of the rec fishing vessel possessed a MA commercial fishing license + was in possession of 27 tautog, of which 22 undersized. All donated to Amos House
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 23
Your feedback is needed! is seeking input via a customer service survey. Your input is crucial for the improvement + growth of the agency's services, helping guide the management of our coastal resources for all RIers. Access the survey here:
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 22
Register for a timely talk featuring , science journalist at , COVID-19: Science Reporting in a Global Pandemic, October 29 at 5pm ET. Yong is the featured speaker for the Harrington School’s 2020 Lecture
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 22
RIDOH and DEM Recommend Avoiding Contact with Lower Melville Pond
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 22
DEM Preserves 12 Acres of Forestland in Hopkinton
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 22
DEM's Office of Compliance&Inspection investigates complaints/suspected violations & monitors regulated activities. This work reduces air pollution, protects water quality/wetlands, improves the safety of dams & reduces waste/chemical risks. Latest report:
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RI CoCoRaHS Oct 22
Latest Monitor for shows improvement from our recent heavy rainfall. We still have a ways to go, but we're headed in the right direction!
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 21
It's a beautiful fall🍂 day to at Rock Point State Park! With stunning views of Narragansett Bay + a new fishing pier, fond memories continue to be made at this beloved RI place. Visit for outdoor rec updates 📷- George LaCross
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 21
Help stop the spread invasive aquatic species! Paddlers, boaters, and anglers should always Clean, Drain, and Dry their gear before traveling between waterbodies. Asian clams multiply rapidly, out-competing native filter feeders for food. Learn more at
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 20
DEM Awards $37,500 in Grants to Improve, Maintain Boat Pump-Out Facilities and Keep Narragansett Bay Clean
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 20
Join 's free webinar on strategies + opportunities to reduce + recover ♻️ food waste 🍲🚯 Learn how reducing food waste is beneficial for everyone! What: 2020 Fall WasteWise Forum When: Tuesday, November 10th, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Where:
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 16
Replying to @RhodeIslandDEM
Work will begin at the piers that serve the biggest ships in Galilee that land the most fish. The work will involve demo/replacing 3 heavy-duty piers, asphalt repair work + more. Project will enhance long-term viability of the commercial fishing industry + local businesses.
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 16
Replying to @RhodeIslandDEM
In 2019, landings at Galilee totaled 48.1M pounds and were valued at nearly $66M. Although other state ports contribute to these outcomes, Galilee, as the biggest port in RI – and one of the largest and busiest ports on the Atlantic Coast – contributes the most by far.
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 16
Replying to @RhodeIslandDEM
This project is a key investment in maintaining + upgrading critical infrastructure to ensure that the Port of Galilee remains an economic/jobs powerhouse – + remains a working port + a fact of life for 200 commercial fishermen, businesses that support them + their families.
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 16
Today DEM Director Janet Coit joined , , , , and General Treasurer in launching a $5.2 million project to make much-needed improvements at the Port of Galilee.
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 16
Interested in Rhode Island’s clean transportation future? Sign up to provide public comment to the Mobility Innovation Working Group on 10/22. Learn more here:
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 15
If you have not participated in the yet, it’s not too late! Today is the last day to complete the 2020 Census, which helps determine funding for programs in RI. Make sure you and your family are counted by visiting or by calling 844-330-2020!
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 14
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 14
No, Not Lions and Tigers and Bears. DEM Offers Virtual Outreach Programs on Bobcats and Bats and Turkeys! 📷- Collared bobcat in South Kingstown. Photo credit: R. Saxon
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Rhode Island Dept of Environmental Management Oct 14
With shorter days + the start of breeding season, Fall🍂is the most common time for vehicle collisions with deer RI drivers hit deer over 800 times last year. This season, it *behooves* you to be extra vigilant on the road🚗to reduce collisions with🦌
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