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OWTS Permit Search (Before 1990)
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BART Contact Information

24/7 - Any day, any time

To report or to learn about an environmental incident on Narragansett Bay
(such as a fish kill or algal bloom) call: Bay Line: 222-8888 (May 15 to Oct. 15)

In an emergency (an immediate threat to public safety or the environment), call:
Environmental Police (DEM Division of Law Enforcement) Hot Line: 222-3070
Calls are accepted 24 / 7

To report a release of a hazardous substance (such as an oil spill) call
DEM Emergency Response (Office of Compliance and Inspection) at 222-1360
during normal business hours M-F 8:30-4:00pm.

For help reaching the appropriate office or person at DEM, call DEM Information (Office of Customer and Technical Assistance) at 222-6800

A gateway to DEM phone numbers, e-mail addresses, and travel directions
is also on-line, as are directories for Complaints, Topics, Programs, Staff.

 

For DEM public relations, call the
Office of Communications and Media Relations at 222-2771

News releases are also posted on-line at http://www.dem.ri.gov/news/index.htm

Bay Line and BART are administered by:

The Office of the Director
RI DEM Headquarters
The Foundry, 4th Floor
235 Promenade Street
Providence, RI 02908-5767
Phone: 222-2771