DEM announces emergency closure of upper Narragansett Bay to shellfishing

DEM announces emergency closure of upper Narragansett Bay to shellfishing

All waters of Upper Narragansett Bay bounded by the DEM range marker on Conimicut Point, from the center of the tower at Nayatt Point to the northern tip of Prudence Island and to the southern tip of Warwick Point, have been closed to shellfishing effective at 1 p.m. Monday, announced the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM).