State Government Press Releases

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10/24/2014
Event is Prelude to Public Open House at Rocky Point on Saturday, October 25 PROVIDENCE Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit and others at an event this morning to celebrate the progress made on the restoration of Rocky Point and walk...
10/23/2014
Warwick, R.I. - Governor Chafee and Janet Coit, Director of the Department of Environmental Management, will celebrate the progress made on the restoration of the Rocky Point property and walk the newly cleared grounds of the park at an event on Friday, October 24 at 10 a.m. Joining Governor...
10/20/2014
PROVIDENCE Environmental Police Officer Christopher Duguid and his canine companion, Bear, have been recognized for their successful completion of a RI Department of Corrections Training Academy program. Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit and Department of Corrections...
10/20/2014
NARRAGANSETT, RI Visitors to the popular Camp Cronin Fishing Area and overlook site at Point Judith in Narragansett, RI, will have to leave their vehicles behind when visiting the site from late October until mid-May 2015 as construction work is underway to complete the Camp Cronin stone...
10/17/2014
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife has stocked over 4,000 brook, brown, and rainbow trout in selected locations in the state this week for the fall freshwater fishing season. Due to elevated water temperatures and low water conditions, fall...
10/17/2014
PROVIDENCE Environmental Police Officer Christopher Duguid and his canine companion, Bear, will be recognized for their successful completion of a RI Department of Corrections Training Academy program on Monday, October 20. Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit will...
10/16/2014
Visitors Will Have an Opportunity to Walk the Newly Cleared Grounds of the Park and See the Progress Being Made in the Restoration of this Special Place on the RI Landscape PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management announces that Rocky Point will be open to the public for the...
10/16/2014
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management is reminding government agencies, municipalities and private businesses to take some time this fall before the ground is frozen and the first snowflakes appear to select and prepare potential snow disposal sites. Finding a place to...
10/16/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management held a grand opening for its new Permit Application Center (PAC) this morning at its Promenade Street Headquarters in Providence. The effort is an outgrowth of DEM's "Lean Government" initiative that began in 2011, and is aimed at improving...
10/14/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management will host a grand opening event for its new Permit Application Center (PAC) at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, October 16. The project was partially funded with a $47,000 grant from the Rhode Island Foundation through its Make It Happen RI economic...