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Hummel ReportWhat the CRMC is doing to improve public access in Providence (click on the story "Getting There.")

Saltmarsh SoftwareHere’s How Software Could Save Salt Marshes

ProJoHow R.I. broke down barriers to wind power, Providence Journal

FuguteBattle With The Sea: In Westerly, Beach Town Still Shoring Up For Future Storms

Battle With The Sea: Change Is Here

WPRI Grover Fugate appears on WPRI's Newsmakers to discuss areas of concern for Rhode Island’s 420 miles of coastline and what predictions for a sea level rise mean for the Ocean State

WPRITwo Rhode Islanders Join Sen. Whitehouse for Oceans Meeting in Washington

WesterlyTown Council thanks CRMC for Sandy response

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Tolling Legislation Information

Beach vehicle permits are available at the CRMC offices in Wakefield between the hours of 9:30am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:30pm, Monday-Friday. Please plan accordingly. Thank you.

CRMC Policies on Access to Public Records (PDF)

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Shoreline Change (Beach) SAMP

Update on the Narrow River Marsh Restoration and Elevation project

An update on the Ninigret Pond salt marsh habitat restoration project

Take part in this years Coastweeks, a celebration of Rhode Island's coast!

CRMC monitors for marine aquatic invasive species for Coastweeks 2016: RIers can learn to be first line of defense

Designation of Public Right-of-Ways to the Tidal Areas of the State, 2015-2016 Annual Report (PDF)

Informational meeting on recent emergency shellfishing closure, ongoing monitoring for RI waters
Meeting highlights/notes, an audio recording, and RI DEM presentation

Emergency shellfishing closure lifted for Narragansett Bay, local waters

Recall of shellfish harvested in Wellfleet, Massachusetts unrelated to local closure

U.S. Navy Federal Consistency Request for NABSTR (PDF)
Public Notice (PDF)

Free half day science communication workshop (and more!)

CRMC ‘s Fugate to speak at the White House

CRMC funds eelgrass mapping effort

Beaches and Sand Trails of Southern Rhode Island, Regulations and Information Pamphlet (PDF)

STORMTOOLSCRMC, URI introducing Beach SAMP tools to coastal communities
Resilient Communities Model Process
Review of Adaptation Strategies (PDF)

Currently Proposed Policies/Regulations

Public Hearing Date Regulation (PDF)
10/11/16 Proposed new section of the Coastal Resources Management Program (CRMP): Management Procedures - Section 4.2.1 Application Requirements for Expedited Review of Projects Seeking Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) Fortified Home™ Program Designation

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