State Government Press Releases

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05/07/2015
PROVIDENCE -- The Department of Environmental Management announces that state beaches in South County will be open weekends from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. beginning on Saturday, May 9. Scarborough North, Roger Wheeler and Misquamicut state beaches will be open Saturdays and Sundays, weather permitting,...
05/06/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Town of Westerly, as it has done on a routine basis each year since 1997, will apply granules of mosquito larvicide by helicopter to 500 acres of swamp to control mosquito breeding. The targeted areas are portions of Chapman Swamp and the swamp area adjacent to Hespar Drive. The...
05/04/2015
Nominations Will Be Accepted Through Friday, May 15 PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit are seeking nominations for the newly-created Rhode Island Executive Climate Change Science and Technical Advisory Board.
04/27/2015
Freshwater Fishing Licenses Not Needed to Fish in RI Freshwaters During this Special Weekend; Anglers Can Catch a Golden Rainbow Trout and Win a Golden Trout Pin PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3 are free fishing days in...
04/27/2015
Shellfishing Area Will Reopen at Sunrise on Saturday April 25, 2015 PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that Conditional Area A in upper Narragansett Bay will re-open to shellfishing beginning at sunrise Saturday April 25, two and one half days earlier than the...
04/24/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) invites Rhode Islanders to reconnect with the great outdoors, get active and have fun by joining the 2015 Great Outdoors Pursuit. "As a mom with two young children, I feel fortunate to live in a state that offers so many ways for...
04/23/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that the annual Rhode Island Arbor Day celebration will be held on Friday, April 24 at Rhode Island College's Outdoor Bee Education Center. The Center is located on the RIC campus at 600 Mount Pleasant Avenue in Providence. ...
04/22/2015
PROVIDENCE - On this 45th anniversary of Earth Day, the Department of Environmental Management is encouraging Rhode Islanders to mark the occasion by joining a local clean up, taking easy steps to improve the environment, or simply getting outdoors and enjoying nature in state parks and management...
04/22/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. –Governor Gina Raimondo, Providence Mayor Jorge Elozra and Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit joined together today to celebrate Earth Day by awarding $3.3 million in grants that will improve water quality throughout Rhode Island. Rhode Island's Governor...
04/16/2015
PROVIDENCE - Governor Gina Raimondo today joined Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Director Janet Coit, members of the RI Agricultural Land Preservation Commission (ALPC) and others at an event in Warren to celebrate the preservation of Lial Acres. The 40.5 acre farm, which is located...