United States Environmental Protection Agency - Atlantic Ecology 27 Tarzwell Dr, Narragansett, RI02882 Located in a government complex across from the URI Bay Campus, the Atlantic Ecology Division of the EPA studies how…More human development affects the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Several labs are on the property, along with the Paul P. Yevich Research Library, which responds to public information requests when it is possible. The facility has been conducting research since the early 1970s, when scientists first found gonadal cancer in clams from Narragansett Bay.
Northeast Fisheries Science Center - Narragansett Labratory 28 Tarzwell Dr, Narragansett, RI02882 The Northeast Fisheries Science Center operates under the umbrella of the National Marine Fisheries Service. Office…More space is provided at a government complex on Tarzwell Drive, while studies are conducted at labratory space on the University of Rhode Island's Bay Campus, which is next door. The facilities operate with two purposes, according to its website's mission statement: to monitor the coast and to maintain sustainable fisheries.