News Archives for September of 2019

DEM, CRMC to Revise Freshwater Wetland Rules

Published 09/17/2019

The RI Department of Environmental Management and the RI Coastal Resources Management Council have jointly developed preliminary draft rules aimed at strengthening wetlands protection and streamlining the permitting process for development and other activities conducted in proximity to freshwater wetlands. The public had an opportunity to provide feedback in advance of the formal rule-making process....

Massachusetts Clean Water Trust Announces $21+M in Grants

Published 09/17/2019

Massachusetts State Treasurer Deb Goldberg, chair of the Massachusetts Clean Water Trust, recently announced more than $21.5 million in loan forgiveness for 31 projects in 20 communities across the Commonwealth. The funds will help cities and towns pay for improvements to drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. The loans were originated to pay for projects such...