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Nine individuals have been nominated to serve on the new R.I. Executive Climate Change Science and Technical Advisory Board. more
With average monthly energy bills of $346, Rhode Island is the fifth most energy expensive state, according to the latest study by WalletHub. more
Gas prices rose 4 cents from last week in Rhode Island, but remained the same in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
Gasoline prices fell 2 cents in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, the third consecutive week of declines, according to AAA Northeast. more
The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline jumped 11 cents from last week in Rhode Island, the first increase in six weeks, according to AAA Northeast. more
The financial debacle that has befallen Russia as the price of Brent crude dropped 50 percent in the last four months has overshadowed the one that potentially awaits the U.S. shale industry in 2015. It’s time to heed it, because Saudi Arabia and other major Middle Eastern oil producers are unlikely to blink and cut output, and the price is now approaching a level where U.S. production will begin shutting down. more
Two wind energy companies Thursday won bids to lease more than 354,000 acres of federal waters about 12 nautical miles off Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. more
Apponaug Color & Hobby Shop Inc. opened Thursday for the first time in two days since a blizzard smacked Rhode Island with nearly 20 inches of snow. more
Gasoline prices declined 4 cents in Rhode Island and 2 cents in Massachusetts this week, the third consecutive week of lower prices in both states, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. more
Per capita consumer spending in Rhode Island grew 9 percent between 2009 and 2012, signifying improved consumer confidence since the Great Recession but lagging New England and U.S. spending growth for the same period, according to U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis data released Thursday. more
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