NBEP completes 5 year EPA Program Evaluation and Site Visit – June 21, 2018

Executive Director of Clean Ocean Access, Dave McLaughlin, talks to the group about their work with stomwater pathogens and beach access on Aquidneck Island
From June 18-20, 2018, the 5-year program evaluation of the NBEP by EPA headquarters took place. Passing this evaluation is a requirement to remain eligible for Section 320 Clean WaterRead More

Over $115,000 in grants approved for research projects in the Narragansett Bay watershed – April 25, 2018

scientists out in the field

OVER $115,000 IN GRANTS APPROVED FOR RESEARCH PROJECTS IN THE NARRAGANSETT BAY WATERSHED Providence, Rhode Island, April 25, 2018 – The Narragansett Bay Estuary Program and the New England Interstate

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Outreach: State of Narragansett Bay and Its Watershed

staff scientist, courtney schmidt with Lincoln School class presenting information about the NBEP's 2017 state of narragansett bay and its watershed report
On November 28, 2017, Staff Scientist, Courtney met with an Ecology class at a local school in Providence, RI. Courtney spoke to the six young women (sophomores through seniors) aboutRead More

Whitehouse Statement on Signing of National Estuary Program Reauthorization

sail boats in Volvo Ocean Race, Newport, RI
Washington, DC – President Barack Obama has signed into law the first reauthorization of the National Estuary Program (NEP) since it expired in 2010, allowing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) andRead More

Narragansett Bay Estuary Program receives 2015 Environmental Merit Award

For more than thirty years, EPA’s Environmental Merit Award program has honored those who have made outstanding contributions on behalf of the region’s public health and natural environment. On April

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