RI DEM Director Janet Coit Stepping Down

(Providence, RI) -- The longtime head of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is departing. The governor's office says Janet Coit's last day will be June 18th, marking the end of a ten-year hold on the position. DEM deputy director Terrence Gray will become acting director. The Boston Globe reported late last month that Coit is set to join the U.S. Department of Commerce and her old boss, former Rhode Island governor and now Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, but Coit has not confirmed.

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