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  • Posted August 16, 2016
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Infrastructure, Advocacy Yield Gold Medal Water Quality for 2016 Save The Bay Swim

The swimmers and kayakers in Save the Bay's 40th annual Swim will face much better water quality than Olympic athletes in Rio de Janeiro this weekend.

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  • Posted June 22, 2016
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Narragansett Bay Commission Honors Late Commissioner with Building Dedication

On Tuesday, June 21, the Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) dedicated its new Water Quality Science Building to a former Commissioner, the late Leonard E. Walker, Sr., who served on the Board of Commissioners from 1993 until his death in 2003.

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  • Posted June 07, 2016
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Narragansett Bay Commission Not Affiliated with American Water Resources of Rhode Island

The Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) has learned that sewer customers have received a solicitation from American Water Resources (AWR) of Rhode Island, offering a Sewer Line Protection Program for repair or replacement of the customer’s sewer service line should the line fail in the future. American Water Resources of Rhode Island’s mail solicitation is not affiliated with or endorsed by the NBC. The NBC recommends to all ratepayers interested in AWR’s offer to fully research American Water Resources of Rhode Island and the details of the solicitation independently of the ratepayer’s affiliation with the NBC.

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  • Posted April 06, 2016
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RI Treasurer Magaziner and Narragansett Bay Commission Honor Twenty Organizations for Environmental Achievement

On April 5, 2016, the Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) held its twenty-first annual Environmental Merit Awards ceremony. Each year, NBC recognizes those companies among its 1500 permitted users who have achieved perfect regulatory compliance and outstanding pollution prevention in the previous year.

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  • Posted August 31, 2015
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Conditional Shellfish Areas in Upper Narragansett Bay to Re-Open Four and One-Half Days Early as a Result of Acceptable Post Storm Monitoring Data

The Department of Environmental Management announces that the Conimicut Triangle conditional area in Upper Narragansett Bay will re-open to shellfishing beginning at sunrise on Saturday, August 29 – four and one-half days earlier than the scheduled opening at noon on September 2. The shellfish closure was enacted on Wednesday, August 26 as a result of rainfall recorded at NOAA’s TF Green Airport weather station.
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