Search:

About This Search

Library Resource Guide for: RHODE ISLAND GOVERNMENT INFORMATION

Environment

Main Online Site

Document Resources

Government Websites

Statistics



MAIN ONLINE SITE

State of Rhode Island: Department of Environmental Management



DOCUMENT RESOURCES



REPORTS

Access to Information

Digital Information

Paper Information



GENERAL LAWS

See more information about this resource and how to access information on general laws.



PUBLIC LAWS

See more information about this resource and how to access information on public laws.



BILLS

See more information about this resource and how to access information on bills.



REGULATIONS

See more information about this resource and how to access information on regulations.



OTHER RESOURCES

Josiah (Brown University Library Catalog) has records of all R.I. documents that the Library receives from the State.

State Library Online Catalog probably has the most comprehensive records of all documents produced by the State of Rhode Island. You can interlibrary loan (ILL) them or take a short walk down to the State Capitol where the library is.

State Clearinghouse Checklists is a checklist of officially published R.I. government documents by year back to 1996.

Back to top



GOVERNMENT WEBSITES

EPA Superfund National Priorities List of Sites in Rhode Island is a list of abandoned places where hazardous waste is located.

Environment Protection Agency (EPA) New England provides facts and news about this agency and New England.

State of Rhode Island: Department of Environmental Management

National Biological Information Infrastructure provides information on the nation's biological resources.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration is a U.S. agency that conducts research on ocean and atmosphere issues.

Rhode Island Agency & Municipality Web Sites has a huge A-Z list of Rhode Island agencies.

Rhode Island General Assembly

Committees dealing with the environment are:

  • House Committees for Accountability in Relation to all Aspects of the Environment and the Conservation and Use of the Natural Resources of the State and Environment and Natural Resources

  • Senate Committees for Environment and Agriculture

U.S. Geological Survey: Programs in Rhode Island has information on monitoring radon, water resources, etc.

Back to top



STATISTICS

Environmental Protection Agency You can conduct searches for R.I. data on the following sites:

USGS: Daily Streamflow Conditions provides up-to-date data on water flow in R.I. Also, you can customize summary tables.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA): Data from Rhode Island has environmental data such as weather forecasts, and climate and hydrological data.

Rhode Island Geographic Informatin System (RIGIS) contains environmental spatial and numeric data for GIS.

State of Rhode Island: Department of Environmental Management

  • Maps offers interactive maps about Environmental Resources, Oilspills, Brownfields, etc.

Search the Government Websites for data. Also, check the Federal Statistics page. Remember, the federal government collects data on states.

Back to top