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1999 News Archive

December

DEM, THE NATURE CONSERVANCY, BABBITT FAMILY PRESERVE LAND FOR STATE'S SAPOWET MARSH MANAGEMENT AREA IN TIVERTON

DEM, PARTNERS, ANNOUNCE PRESERVATION OF SOUTH KINGSTOWN FARMLAND

DEM SAYS IT'S NOT TOO SOON TO APPLY FOR SUMMER JOBS

DEM ANNOUNCES CHANGES IN COMMERCIAL FISHING LIMITS

DEM OPENS APPLICATION PERIOD FOR FOREST LEGACY PROGRAM

DEM OFFERS TREE SEEDLINGS FOR SALE IN BULK

ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACQUISITIONS FOR OPEN SPACE PRESERVATION

ALMOND, FEDERAL OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE MAJOR SETTLEMENT IN NORTH CAPE SPILL

DEM TO OPEN GREENWICH BAY SHELLFISH MANAGEMENT AREA FOR SPECIAL MORNING OF SHELLFISHING THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23

DEM ANNOUNCES DECEMBER 20 CLOSURE OF COMMERCIAL FISHERY FOR BLACK SEA BASS

DEM SAYS IT'S NOT TOO SOON TO APPLY FOR SUMMER JOBS

DEM ANNOUNCES ICE INFORMATION TELEPHONE LINE FOR FOUR STATE PARKS

DEM SCHEDULES THIRD CENTRAL LANDFILL MANAGEMENT ACTION COMMITTEE MEETING ON DECEMBER 14

DEM ANNOUNCES INCREASE IN SUMMER FLOUNDER POSSESSION LIMIT

DEM APPOINTS NEW OMBUDSMAN

DIRECTOR REITSMA TO ANNOUNCE APPOINTMENT OF NEW DEM OMBUDSMAN

COMMERCIAL SCUP FISHERY CLOSES ON DECEMBER 4

November

DEM'S CHRISTMAS TREE FARM GUIDE AVAILABLE

DEM ANNOUNCES BLOCK ISLAND SHOTGUN DEER HUNTING SEASON

DEM TO HOLD STAKEHOLDER MEETING FOR DEVELOPING PLAN TO REDUCE BACTERIA LEVELS IN THE HUNT RIVER WATERSHED

DEM ANNOUNCES OPENING OF SHELLFISH MANAGEMENT AREAS ON STATE HOLIDAYS

DEM SCHEDULES SECOND CENTRAL LANDFILL MANAGEMENT ACTION COMMITTEE MEETING ON NOVEMBER 30

DEM TO HOLD PUBLIC WORKSHOP IN SMITHFIELD TO DISCUSS PROPOSED CHANGES TO TOWN'S WASTEWATER DISCHARGE PERMIT

DEM ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER 29 CLOSING OF PATIENCE/PRUDENCE ISLANDS ARCHERY DEER SEASON

GEORGE WEIN, FESTIVAL PRODUCTIONS, INC. CONTRIBUTE FUNDS TOWARD RESTORATION OF FORT ADAMS IN NEWPORT AT CEREMONY HOSTED BY DEM

DEM ANNOUNCES GRANT AWARDS TOTALING $138,408 FOR INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT

PUBLIC MEETING IN NORTH PROVIDENCE ON DEM's WORK PLAN 2000 AND PERFORMANCE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH EPA

FESTIVAL PRODUCTIONS, INC., WILL PRESENT A $30,000 CONTRIBUTION TO FORT ADAMS TRUST

PUBLIC MEETING IN PORTSMOUTH ON DEM's WORK PLAN 2000 AND PERFORMANCE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH EPA

DEM SCHEDULES FIRST CENTRAL LANDFILL ACTION COMMITTEE MEETING ON NOVEMBER 17

DEM, PARTNERS, TO HOLD WORKSHOP ON CERTIFICATION PROGRAM AND POLLUTION PREVENTION TECHNIQUES FOR AUTO BODY SHOP OWNERS

PUBLIC MEETING IN SOUTH KINGSTOWN ON DEM's WORK PLAN 2000 AND PERFORMANCE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH EPA

DEM TO HOST THREE PUBLIC MEETINGS THIS MONTH TO SOLICIT COMMENT ON ITS WORK PLAN

DEM SCHEDULES LAST HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION FOR 1999

SEVERAL TELEPHONE NUMBERS AT DEM HAVE BEEN CHANGED

October

DEM SETS DATE FOR CLASS IV SOIL EVALUATOR EXAM; PLANS HEARING ON SOIL EVALUATION AMENDMENTS TO ISDS REGULATIONS

DEM SAYS DRIVERS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR ROVING DEER

DEM TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETINGS NOVEMBER 8 IN SMITHFIELD AND NOVEMBER 18 IN PORTSMOUTH ON PERSONAL WATERCRAFT ISSUES

ALMOND ANNOUNCES $2 MILLION OPEN SPACE GRANTS

PLANS ANNOUNCED FOR RESTORATION OF PLUM BEACH LIGHTHOUSE

DEM SEEKING INFORMATION ON OSPREY SHOOTING

DEM SAYS STATE DUCK STAMP AVAILABLE NOW

DEM TO HOST REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT CONFERENCE

DEM: AFTER ONE YEAR GRACE PERIOD, SEPTIC SYSTEMS NOW MUST BE DESIGNED AND INSPECTED BY LICENSED DESIGNERS

DEM ANNOUNCES PRUDENCE/ PATIENCE ISLANDS ARCHERY DEER SEASON

DEM TAKES ENFORCEMENT ACTION AGAINST JOHNSTON SOLID WASTE FACILITY AND NEARBY PROPERTIES

DEM CONDUCTS TRAINING ON OIL SPILL RECOVERY BOATS

PLUM BEACH LIGHTHOUSE TRANSFER

DEM SCHEDULES LAST HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTIONS FOR 1999

DEM, RURAL LANDS COALITION, INVITE SMALL FOREST OWNERS TO FREE WORKSHOP SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30

DEM SPONSORS ENVIRONMENTAL TRAINING SEMINAR FOR STUDENTS FROM WEST BAY CAREER AND TECHNICAL CENTER

DEM: MOSQUITO TEST FROM BLOCK ISLAND REVEALS VIRUS THAT DOES NOT AFFECT HUMANS

DEM GOES PUBLIC WITH WORK PLAN

MEDIA ADVISORY - RI DEM WORK PLAN BRIEFING

DEM OFERS SPECIAL DEER SEASON FOR PARAPLEGICS/DOUBLE AMPUTEES

DEM ANNOUNCES BLOCK ISLAND ARCHERY DEER SEASON

IT'S TIME FOR PICKING YOUR OWN APPLES; DEM SAYS APPLE CROP ONE OF THE BEST IN YEARS

DEM ANNOUNCES SMALL GAME HUNTING SEASON

DEM: COMMERCIAL STRIPED BASS FISHERY CLOSES TODAY

WALK IN THE FOREST WITH FOREST EDUCATORS THIS MONTH

DEM TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 ON PROPOSED QUAHOG MANAGEMENT PLAN

DEM ANNOUNCES OPENING OF SCALLOP SEASON TOMORROW

DEM TELLS RRC: CLEAN UP EROSION, ODOR PROBLEMS AT CENTRAL LANDFILL WITHIN TWO WEEKS

September

DEM: ONE SAMPLE OF TWO MOSQUITOES TESTS POSITIVE FOR NON-EEE VIRUS; FURTHER TESTING UNDERWAY

DEM CLOSES COMMERCIAL FISHERY FOR SUMMER FLOUNDER

DEM ANNOUNCES OCTOBER 1 OPENING OF MAINLAND ARCHERY DEER SEASON

ALMOND ANNOUNCES STRONG STATEWIDE RESPONSE FOR OPEN SPACE FUNDING

DEM: MOSQUITOES TEST NEGATIVE FOR EEE AND SLE

COOPERATIVE EFFORT UNDERWAY TO REDUCE ENVIRONMENTAL, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY HAZARDS AT AUTO BODY SHOPS

NEWS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE A NEW ENVIRONMENTAL AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR THE AUTO BODY INDUSTRY

DEM ANNOUNCES WATERFOWL AND FALCONRY REGULATIONS FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON

DEM TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETINGS SEPTEMBER 30 IN WESTERLY AND OCTOBER 7 IN COVENTRY ON PERSONAL WATER CRAFT ISSUES

NOAA INVITES PUBLIC COMMENT AT SEPTEMBER 22 MEETING ON NARRAGANSETT BAY ESTUARINE RESEARCH RESERVE MANAGED BY DEM

DEM TO HOST INFORMATIONAL DISPLAYS AT WARWICK MALL, WARWICK PUBLIC LIBRARY, ON POLLUTION PREVENTION AT WORK AND AT HOME

DEM ANNOUNCES DATE FOR GIANT PUMPKIN CHAMPIONSHIP WEIGH-OFF

DEM ANNOUNCES BID DATE FOR POPULAR HOME FUELWOOD PROGRAM

DEM ANNOUNCES CHANGES IN COMMERCIAL SUMMER FLOUNDER AND SCUP LIMITS

DEM: ALL MOSQUITOES CONTINUE TO TEST NEGATIVE FOR EEE

COMMERCIAL SCUP FISHERY CLOSES ON SEPTEMBER 10

DEM TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING SEPTEMBER 13 IN NARRAGANSETT ON PERSONAL WATER CRAFT ISSUES

DEM & EPA AWARD $1 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS

DEM SPONSORS HARVEST FESTIVAL AT WARWICK MALL

August

RI MARINE FISHERIES COUNCIL POSTPONES LOBSTER GAUGE SIZE INCREASE

DEM HOSTING CELEBRATION IN SUPPORT OF FARMERS' MARKETS AND RHODE ISLAND FARM COMMUNITY AT GODDARD STATE PARK

DEM MODIFIES FISHERIES REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO SCUP ALLOCATION AND MENHADEN MANAGEMENT

ALMOND SEEKS OPEN SPACE GRANT APPLICANTS AS SEPTEMBER 10 DEADLINE APPROACHES

DEM ANNOUNCES THAT PERMITS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR NORTHWEST COOPERATIVE DEER HUNTING

DEM TO HOLD HEARING ON WATERFOWL SEASON SEPTEMBER 2

DEM ANNOUNCES NEW HUNTING REGULATIONS FOR UPCOMING SEASON; FRESHWATER FISHING REGULATIONS REMAIN UNCHANGED

DEM APPOINTS COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

DEM RECRUITING TO FILL SEASONAL PARK RANGER POSITIONS; MANY JOBS STILL AVAILABLE FOR RHODE ISLAND RESIDENTS

MEDIA ADVISORY & PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

DEM TO HOLD AUGUST 19 PUBLIC MEETING ON WATER QUALITY PLAN FOR ROBIN HOLLOW POND

DEM SPONSORS NEW COMPUTERIZED GEOGRAPHIC MAPPING PROGRAM IN BRISTOL ON AUGUST 17

DEM SPONSORS SUMMER FESTIVAL AT GODDARD MEMORIAL STATE PARK FARMERS' MARKET FRIDAY, AUGUST 6

ALMOND ANNOUNCES $109,200 GRANT TO NEW SHOREHAM FOR WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT

DEM PUBLISHES KAYAKING GUIDE TO RHODE ISLAND COAST

NEW TEST RESULTS INDICATE THAT SEDIMENT CONTAMINATION IN COVE ALONG BARRINGTON RIVER IS LOCALIZED

July

ALMOND CELEBRATES GOVERNOR'S BAY DAY BY DEDICATING NEW BOAT RAMPAT COLT STATE PARK

ALMOND ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP TO PRESERVE 100 ACRES OF OPEN SPACE

DEM TESTING THIS AUGUST FOR NEXT SUMMER'S LIFEGUARDS; THOSE WITH CURRENT CONDITIONAL CERTIFICATION MUST ALSO TAKE TEST

RI MARINE FISHERIES COUNCIL HEARING RE-SET FOR JULY 27

DEM ACCEPTING APPLICATION REQUESTS FOR PRUDENCE AND PATIENCE ISLANDS ARCHERY DEER LOTTERY

PROVIDENCE STUDENTS PLANT A TREE AS PART OF PROJECT DISCOVERY

DEM TO HIGHLIGHT PROGRESS IN RESTORING STAFFORD POND AT LOCAL STAKEHOLDER MEETING

DEM FILES CHANGES AFFECTING COMMERCIAL STRIPED BASS AND LOBSTER FISHERIES

ALMOND ANNOUNCES OPEN SPACE GRANTS NOW AVAILABLE

DEM, US FISH AND WILDLIFE HAIL BRISTOL PENNANT PROGRAM AS BOON TO BOATERS AND BAY

PAWTUCKET STUDENTS PLANT A TREE AS PART OF PROJECT DISCOVERY

COMMERCIAL POSSESSION LIMIT FOR SUMMER FLOUNDER REDUCED

DEM TO HOLD STAKEHOLDER MEETING TO DISCUSS STRATEGY FOR REDUCING BACTERIA LEVELS IN THE RUNNINS AND BARRINGTON RIVERS

DEM APPROVES NARRAGANSETT BAY COMMISSION'S PLAN TO CONTROL COMBINED SEWER OVERFLOWS

DEM, URI URBAN FIELD CENTER HOST ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMER PROGRAM FOR CITY YOUTH

DEM TO HOLD WORKSHOPS JULY 15 ON DAM SAFETY PROGRAM

ALMOND HOSTS GRAND OPENING OF NEW MISQUAMICUT BEACH FACILITY

June

DEM OFFERS GENERAL PERMIT FOR TREATING #2 FUEL-CONTAMINATED GROUNDWATER

DEM, DOT AWARD $96,755 IN TRAIL GRANTS FOR 15 PROJECTS IN FY99

DEM BANS DAYTIME FIRES AT ITS CAMPGROUNDS; WARNS PUBLIC OF INCREASED FIRE DANGER

DEM ANNOUNCES NEW REPORT ON NARRAGANSETT BAY

JOHN CAMPANINI STATEMENT

DEM TO HONOR JOHN T. CAMPANINI, JR. WITH ALFRED L. HAWKES ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD

DEM ANNOUNCES STRATEGY TO ADDRESS SEDIMENT CONTAMINATION IN COVE BEHIND BARRINGTON TOWN HALL

DEM WARNS OF FIRE DANGER

FIRST EVER COMPREHENSIVE DISSOLVED OXYGEN SURVEY IN UPPER NARRAGANSETT BAY KICKS OFF TOMORROW NIGHT

DEM RECEIVES $30,000 GRANT TO ASSESS AND PROMOTE 'COTTAGE INDUSTRY' POTENTIAL FOR SMALL FOREST LANDOWNERS

DEM SAYS FINAL MOSQUITO TESTS COME BACK NEGATIVE FOR EEE

ALMOND ANNOUNCES $149,612 IN WATER POLLUTION CONTROL GRANTS

DEM: EEE IN BIRD-BITING MOSQUITOES SUSPECTED

COMMERCIAL TAUTOG QUOTA HARVESTED; SEASON TO CLOSE JUNE 11

DEM ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT MEASURES TO PROTECT LOBSTER FISHERY

DEM ASKS FOR INFORMATION ON WILD TURKEY BROOD SIGHTINGS

DEM OFFERS GUIDE TO 'PICK YOUR OWN' BERRY FARMS

DEM ADVISES PEOPLE NOT TO FEED WATERFOWL

DEM BEACHES OPEN AND STAFFED TODAY

DEM HOSTING NATIONAL WASTEWATER OPERATOR TRAINERS' CONFERENCE

DEM SAYS GYPSY MOTH AND FOREST TENT CATERPILLAR DAMAGE SHOULD BE LIGHT TO MODERATE

ALMOND, DEM ANNOUNCE PURCHASE OF BURRILLVILLE WOODLAND THROUGH FOREST LEGACY PROGRAM

May

ALMOND, DEM ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR NEW BARN AT GODDARD PARK

ALMOND ANNOUNCES EPA APPROVAL FOR STAFFORD POND RESTORATION PLAN

DEM DIVISION OF FISH AND WILDLIFE TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING JUNE 23 TO SET 1999-2000 FRESHWATER FISHING AND HUNTING SEASON DATES

DEM TO HOLD FOREST LEGACY WORKSHOP JUNE 17

DEM RE-OPENS CLOSED SECTION OF POTTERS POND FOR SHELLFISHING BEGINNING MAY 29

ALMOND ANNOUNCES OPENING OF ALL STATE PARKS AND BEACHES THIS WEEKEND

DEM, NARROW RIVER LAND TRUST, AND TOWN OF NORTH KINGSTOWN PRESERVE 212 ACRES WITH HELP OF OWNER AND NEIGHBORS

DEM ANNOUNCES CLOSURES FOR SUMMER FLOUNDER AND SCUP FISHERIES

DEM DIRECTOR ADVOCATES FOR INCREASED USE OF ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES TO IMPROVE AIR QUALITY IN RHODE ISLAND

ALMOND, DEM ANNOUNCE YOUTH LITTER CORPS COMMUNITY GRANTS

ALMOND, DEM SHOWCASE DAM IMPROVEMENTS

ALMOND, DEM ANNOUNCE GRANTS FOR COMMUNITY MOSQUITO CONTROL

DEM'S REITSMA APPOINTS TERRENCE GRAY ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR AIR, WASTE, AND COMPLIANCE

RABIES APPEARS TO BE ON INCREASE IN RI

COMMERCIAL POSSESSION LIMIT FOR SUMMER FLOUNDER REDUCED

DEM HIKES PAY FOR LIFEGUARDS, CONTINUES RECRUITMENT DRIVE

SCUP FISHERY OPEN; SUMMER LIMITS IN EFFECT

April

ALMOND AWARDS $82,000 IN FORESTRY GRANTS AT ARBOR DAY CEREMONY

DEM EMPLOYEES CONDUCT NEIGHBORHOOD CLEANUP

DEM'S JOSEPH MIGLIORE HONORED BY EPA FOR EXCEPTIONAL WORK AND COMMITMENT LEADING TO STATE'S 'NO-DISCHARGE' DESIGNATION

EPA CUMULATIVE EXPOSURE STUDY DRAWS PRAISE AND CAUTION FROM DEM

DEM SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR SALMON FRY STOCKING

WILD TURKEY HUNTING SEASON BEGINS APRIL 29

DEM PARKS STAFF TO CONDUCT SPRING CLEANING SATURDAY

DEM RECOMMENDS REMEDIATION PLAN FOR ROSE HILL SUPERFUND SITE IN SOUTH KINGSTOWN

DEM RESCUES TWO ANGLERS ON OPENING DAY OF FISHING SEASON

DEM ANNOUNCES OPENING DAY OF TROUT SEASON IS SATURDAY, APRIL 10

DEM'S MARSH WALKER MAKES DEBUT

March

COMMERCIAL POSSESSION LIMIT FOR SUMMER FLOUNDER REDUCED

DEM, EPA SIGN PERFORMANCE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT

DEM ANNOUNCES GRANTS PROGRAM FOR WATER POLLUTION CONTROL

DEM AWARDS FUNDS FOR ADDITIONAL BOAT SEWAGE PUMP-OUT STATIONS

ALMOND ANNOUNCES $2 MILLION AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL BIKEWAYS AND GREENWAYS

ALMOND REPORTS MISQUAMICUT RENOVATIONS NEARING COMPLETION

THEY'RE FROM THE GOVERNMENT AND REALLY ARE HERE TO HELP

ALMOND ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF 174 ACRES OF OPEN SPACE

ALMOND ANNOUNCES BOAT RAMP IMPROVEMENTS AT COLT STATE PARK

MASSACHUSETTS FISHERMAN FINED, LOSES LICENSE FOR EXCEEDING SUMMER FLOUNDER LIMIT

DEM ANNOUNCES MORE TIRES TO BE REMOVED FROM DAVIS TIRE PILE BEGINNING TODAY

February

DEM TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON DISCHARGE PERMIT FOR WOONSOCKET WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY

LOBSTER FISHERY PROTECTION PRODUCES NEW RULES

DEM RECRUITING NOW FOR SUMMER JOBS

DEM SEEKING GRANT PROPOSALS FOR INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT PROJECTS

DEM OFFERS SPRING WOODLAND AT RI SPRING FLOWER AND GARDEN SHOW

DEM DISBURSES $66,288 FOR LOCAL MOSQUITO CONTROL IN 1999; APPLICATION PERIOD FOR YEAR 2000 GRANTS UNDERWAY

DEM INSTALLS HIGH TECH AIR MONITORING EQUIPMENT TO TEST FOR MINUTE PARTICLES SHOWN TO AFFECT LIFE AND HEALTH

DEM TO HOLD HEARING ON TWO PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO WATER QUALITY REGULATIONS

January

RI MARINE FISHERIES COUNCIL TO RE-VOTE ON STRIPED BASS PROPOSAL FEBRUARY 2 DUE TO PROCEDURAL PROBLEM DURING TUESDAY'S VOTE

SEARCH WARRANTS EXECUTED, EVIDENCE SEIZED AT JOHNSTON RECYCLING FACILITY

DEM TO HOLD HEARINGS ON CHANGES TO PESTICIDE REGULATIONS

ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLATIONS LEAD TO THREE NOTICES OF VIOLATION BY DEM

DEM OFFERS BOAT REGISTRATION RENEWAL, SAFE BOATING INFORMATION CENTER, SUMMER JOB APPLICATIONS AT BOAT SHOW


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