State Government Press Releases

Page 3 of 26
09/08/2014
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from 81 mosquito pools, or samples, from 34 traps set statewide during the week of August 25 are negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Results from 99 pools collected from...
09/05/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Agriculture will be hosting three obsolete pesticide collection events in September. The program, called the Obsolete Pesticide Collection Program (OPCP) provides farmers and other commercial entities with a no cost alternative...
09/05/2014
PROVIDENCE - Scientists and engineers from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with staff from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (MADMF), RI Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Coastal Resource Management Council (...
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...