State Government Press Releases

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09/05/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management is seeking applicants to fill 20-30 seasonal positions at state parks, campgrounds, and the Goddard Park golf course this fall. Positions are available for seasonal groundskeepers, laborers, park rangers, clerks, and campground clerks for...
09/02/2014
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island State Conservation Committee (SCC), under the direction of the Department of Environmental Management, has approved the adoption of updates to the Rhode Island Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Handbook (Handbook). These updates are in accordance with State law and...
09/02/2014
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from 115 mosquito pools, or samples, from 33 traps set statewide during the week of August 18 are negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Results from 81 pools collected from...
09/02/2014
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management, Town of Narragansett, and the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association announce that the Third Annual Galilee Fishing for Hope Tournament and Seafood Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, September 6 & 7 in the Port of Galilee....
09/02/2014
New Waterfront Eatery on the State Pier Offers Steamed Lobster Dinners, Fresh Lobster Rolls, Lobsterman's Bisque and More Made from Lobsters Landed Right in Newport at Pier Nine on Long Wharf PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management, in partnership with the Fishermen in Newport,...
08/28/2014
Hungry for Lobster? New Waterfront Eatery on the State Pier Offers Steamed Lobster Dinners, Fresh Lobster Rolls, Lobsterman's Bisque and More Made from Lobsters Landed Right in Newport at Pier Nine PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management, in partnership with the Fishermen of...
08/27/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from 97 mosquito pools, or samples, from 34 traps set statewide during the week of August 12 are negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Results from 115 pools collected from...
08/26/2014
Providence, Rhode Island, August 27, 2014 - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will reach unhealthy levels in portions of Rhode Island during the afternoon on Wednesday. A very hot and very humid air mass with west to southwest winds will be...
08/18/2014
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results From the August 4 trap night, one pool collected in South Kingstown tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV), as was reported on August 14. Samples of WNV are expected during the latter part of the summer and into...
08/15/2014
PROVIDENCE– The Department of Environmental Management hosted grand finale event of the 2014 Rhode Island Great Outdoors Pursuit at Burlingame State Campground in Charlestown on Saturday, August 9. The grand finale event concluded with a grand prize ceremony where pre-registered Pursuit...