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Recent Fish Kills in Narragansett Bay Are Likely Due to a Combination of Factors, According to RI DEM

PROVIDENCE – Scientists with the Department of Environmental Management believe that the recent spate of fish kills in various parts of Narragansett Bay is likely due to a combination of natural factors and existing water quality conditions. As part of the Department’s ongoing Bay monitoring program, the Department has been…


DEM’s Bay Line Opens For Summer Season

PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announces that its seasonal 24-hour Bay Line telephone information line is now open. The Bay Line number, 222-8888, is toll-free within the state. Bay Line provides Rhode Islanders with a central telephone number to leave a recorded message about any sign of Bay-related…


DEM Announces Annual Reclassification of Shellfish Waters and Seasonal Shellfish Closures

Reclassification Opens 1,607 Acres in Mt. Hope Bay and Kickemuit River, and Closes 119 Acres in Upper Narragansett Bay and 33 Acres in Great Salt Pond on Block Island PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management has announced that seasonal shellfish closures will take effect at sunrise Saturday, May 24….