Bucklin Point Wastewater Treatment plant http://ripr.org en DEM Looking into Narragansett Bay Pollution http://ripr.org/post/dem-looking-narragansett-bay-pollution <p>Shell fishermen are banned from fishing in the Upper Narragansett Bay. The Department of Environmental Management has found high levels of bacteria in the water.<br><br>DEM’s Chief of Surface Water Protection, Angelo Liberti, says it’s due to a portion of the Bucklin Point Wastewater Treatment plant in East Providence being taken offline. "And with the last rain event, they had some trouble balancing their treatment flow through their system which resulted in the release of partially treated wastewater.”<br> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:04:55 +0000 Bradley Campbell 11030 at http://ripr.org