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Gas prices dropped a penny in Rhode Island and Massachusetts this week, but Rhode Island’s average remained greater than national gasoline prices, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. more
General Electric Co.’s $17 billion bid for Alstom SA’s energy business is in jeopardy after France gave itself the power to block foreign takeovers in industries it deems strategic. more
The Northeast regionally Consumer Price Index rose 1.6 percent on a non-seasonally adjusted basis during the 12 months ended in April, a less significant increase than the 2 percent jump in consumer prices nationally, according to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to grant final approval to Deepwater Wind LLC’s Block Island Wind Farm. more
Gas prices fell in Rhode Island and Massachusetts this week, ending five consecutive weeks of climbing or unchanged gasoline prices in the two states, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. more
The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has issued water quality certificates to Deepwater Wind LLC, deeming the company’s Block Island Wind Farm project to be in compliance with state wildlife protection regulations and the Clean Water Act. more
The R.I. Executive Climate Change Council on Thursday released its preliminary report, outlining key objectives and recommended actions aimed to help the state prepare for the environmental and economic impacts of climate change. more
Stanford University’s decision this week to end investments in coal companies may bolster student- led campaigns to stop climate change that have spread to hundreds of U.S. college campuses. more
Deepwater Wind LLC has announced it will develop the West Coast’s first offshore wind farm roughly 15 miles off Coos Bay, Ore., which could also become the world’s first commercial project to use floating foundation technology. more
Responding to environmental concerns about the project’s potential impact on migrating North Atlantic right whales, Deepwater Wind LLC has agreed to restrict construction at the site of the utility-scale Deepwater One offshore wind farm during periods of high whale activity. more
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