Latest Department of Environmental Management Stories

2008-09-30 15:00:31

By Randal Edgar Narragansett, Hopkinton and Richmond benefit from $100,000 DEM grants.

2008-08-07 15:00:30

- The Department of Environmental Management will try again this morning to retrieve the carcass of a 15-foot minke whale that was at Matunuck Point yesterday. B1 (c) 2008 Providence Journal. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-05 15:00:25

By Donita Naylor EXETER -- Just as a meadow might evolve into woods or a pond into a bog, the use of Beach Pond, on the western end of town is undergoing a natural progression, officials from the state Department of Environmental Management indicate.

2008-07-10 15:00:49

By Tatiana Pina WOONSOCKET -- A proposed agreement between the city, the Department of Environmental Management and a Connecticut company that would reopen the Thundermist Hydroelectric Plant, which has been closed since 2002, will be considered by the City Council on Monday.

2008-06-17 15:00:24

By Gina Macris PROVIDENCE -- With the General Assembly headed toward the frenzy of its final days, an environmental bill thought to have broad bipartisan support appears inexplicably stalled in committee in the House.

2007-10-10 18:00:21

By Paul Davis; Journal Staff Writer Before he was old enough to drive, Andrew Cavanagh fished. As a boy, he held a flashlight on a dock at Sakonnet Point while his father, a lobsterman, tinkered with an oily engine.

2007-08-24 18:17:17

By Katherine Imbrie; Journal Staff Writer When you think of beaches in the Ocean State - well, of course, you think of the great ones: Scarborough, Misquamicut, Sachuest and Narragansett. But with summer winding to a close, it might be time to try another kind of beach - one on a lake or pond.

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