Janet Coit receives award from Steven Hall, Chief of DEM's Division of Law Enforcement. Photo/Rhode Island Marine Trades Association/Wendy Mackie

Providence Business News: Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit has been named the John H. Chafee Boater of the Year by the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association.

The award, which was presented at the Providence Boat Show Friday morning [January 18], recognizes and honors an individual who has contributed to the success of the recreational boating industry in Rhode Island or who has championed the cause to the public.

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