Conditional Shellfish areas in upper Narragansett Bay to re-open three days early as a result of acceptable post-storm monitoring data

Shared on behalf of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RI DEM).

“Conditional Area A & Conimicut Triangle Will Reopen at Sunrise on Friday, June 26.”

Conditional Area A & Conimicut Triangle by opening on Friday, June 26th will open 3 days earlier than scheduled.  This is due in part to the plan put in place between the DEM and the US Food and Drug Administration, DEM may open up shellfish areas after a storm once “post-storm monitoring data demonstrates it is safe to do so.”

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