Blackstone River Watershed Council/Friends of the Blackstone Seeking Volunteer Monitors

Press Release: For immediate release Watershed Group Seeking Volunteer Monitors 3/9/17…The Blackstone River Watershed Council/Friends of the Blackstone (BRWC/FOB) needs volunteer water quality monitors to collect data at three sites

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Baker-Polito Administration Files Legislation Seeking Federal Delegation of Water Protection Efforts

Stormwater outfall pipes in Stillhouse Cove, Cranston, RI

Baker-Polito Administration Files Legislation Seeking Federal Delegation of Water Protection Efforts Proposal Ensures State Oversight of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems Program BOSTON – Continuing its commitment to protect the waters

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New Bipartisan Congressional Caucus Formed to Support Our Nation’s Estuaries

Volunteers for Save The Bay clean up a coastal beach - Save The Bay
[Source: Restore America's Estuaries] WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Bill Posey (R-FL), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) and Rick Larsen (D- WA) have founded and will serve as co-chairs[read_more text="Read More" title="Read More" url="http://nbep.org/new-bipartisan-congressional-caucus-formed-to-support-our-nations-estuaries/" align="left"]
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Mysterious toxic algae that shut down RI shellfishing last fall is back – March 3, 2017

Harvested Oysters from Ninigret Pond, Charlestown, RI - Ayla Fox
[Source: Providence Journal] For the first time ever last fall, toxin-producing Pseudo-nitzschia algae bloomed in Rhode Island waters and other parts of New England. The reappearance of the neurotoxin that[read_more text="Read More" title="Read More" url="http://nbep.org/portions-of-ri-sound-and-lower-narragansett-bay-and-sakonnet-river-closed-to-shellfishing-march-1-2017/" align="left"]
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