State Government Press Releases

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09/23/2015
PROVIDENCE - Over the past two months environmental police officers from the Department of Environmental Management's Division of Law Enforcement conducted a multi-day operation targeting illegal striped bass fishing activity. The effort uncovered numerous violations of state and federal marine...
09/23/2015
Test Results Not Unexpected, but Serve as Reminder for Public to Protect Themselves Against Mosquito Bites PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RI DOH) announce that a sample of mosquitoes collected on September 14 in the...
09/22/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from the remaining 131 mosquito pools, or samples, from 37 traps set statewide on September 8 are confirmed negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Results from 117 mosquito pools...
09/21/2015
Park to be dedicated in honor of the late George Redman, an advocate for bike path development across Rhode Island PROVIDENCE - Governor Raimondo and the Department of Environmental Management are holding a special ceremony today to mark the dedication of the new linear park on the Washington...
09/18/2015
PROVIDENCE - Scientists from the Department of Environmental Management are investigating reports of stressed schools of adult and juvenile menhaden in the Seekonk River and Pawtuxet Cove near the Pawtuxet Falls. Based on seine data and menhaden school spotter flights, this has been a good year...
09/16/2015
Park to be dedicated in honor of the late George Redman, an advocate for bike path development across Rhode Island PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management today announced it will host a dedication ceremony for the new linear park on the Washington Bridge in Providence on Monday,...
09/16/2015
Popular program filled to capacity during four sessions offered this summer PROVIDENCE - About 30 adults and children will spend a late summer afternoon today at Spink's Neck Beach in North Kingstown, where they will learn to dig for quahogs and see chefs prepare the freshly-harvested shellfish...
09/16/2015
Leafy green vegetables and herbs sold under the brand "Boston Greens" will be grown in a mineral-nutrient water solution, with no soil, in this new commercial greenhouse PROVIDENCE - Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit will participate in a ribbon-cutting event for a new...
09/15/2015
Test Results Not Unexpected, but Serve as Reminder for Public to Protect Themselves Against Mosquito Bites PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RI DOH) announce that a sample of mosquitoes collected on September 8 in southern...
09/14/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife, in partnership with Ducks Unlimited, will offer a youth waterfowl training workshop from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 20 at the Division's Great Swamp Field Headquarters in West Kingston. The workshop...