State Government Press Releases

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03/01/2013
Funds Will Accelerate Rehabilitation of Critical Port Infrastructure to Help Ensure Continued Economic Success for the Regional Fishing Industry and Spur Economic Development and Investment in the Port PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management was awarded a $2.9 million grant...
02/25/2013
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that the Conimicut Triangle and Area A of Upper Narragansett Bay will be closed to shellfishing beginning at sunrise tomorrow, February 26. The closure is being enacted due to a period of inadequate disinfection at the Narragansett...
02/21/2013
Limited Number of New Commercial Fishing Licenses Available for 2013 PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that a limited number of new commercial fishing licenses will be made available this year. A total of 23 new quahog, 11 new soft-shell clam, and six new...
Session Designed to Help Farm Families Minimize Farm Business Succession Risks PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Agriculture, in conjunction with the University of Rhode Island will host a workshop entitled "Transferring the Farm" on Thursday, March 7 at East...
PROVIDENCE The United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island has just approved the State's offer to purchase the remaining land at Rocky Point in Warwick for the development of a future State Park. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), as Receiver for Moneta Capital,...
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that $150,000 in farm viability grant funds is available through DEM for grants to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island. The funds are from the US Department of Agriculture's Specialty Crop Block...
PROVIDENCE - As part of ongoing efforts to encourage children, families and individuals to enjoy the recreational resources and outdoor activities our state parks have to offer and engage in more physical activity, the Department of Environmental Management will hold a series of free activities...
PROVIDENCE - Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit will be the guest speaker at an informational meeting of Save the Lakes next Tuesday, February 5. The meeting will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Elks Lodge located at 326 Farnum Pike in Smithfield. Save the Lakes is the...
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management says it's not too early to think about seasonal employment at state parks, beaches and campgrounds. Applications for the 2013 seasonal employment program with the Department of Environmental Management are now available. Various positions...
PROVIDENCE Ken Ayars, chief of the Department of Environmental Management's Division of Agriculture, received the Award of Merit from the Rhode Island Nursery and Landscape Association (RINLA) at the group's annual trade show and seminar held on January 17th at the University of Rhode Island's...