Updated July 25 at 11:28pm
Environment
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The sixth annual Watershed Counts report, to be released at a press conference at the Save the Bay Center at Field’s Point Tuesday morning, focuses on protecting the headwaters of Narragansett Bay. more
Rhode Island homeowners stand to save 14 percent, the second-highest savings in the United States, if they raise their home insurance premiums to $1,000 from $500, according to a study by insuranceQuotes.com. more
Colleen Dalton, assistant professor of Earth, environmental and planetary sciences at Brown University, recently received a CAREER Award, the National Science Foundation's most prestigious honor for early-career faculty. The grant will help Dalton … more
BURRILLVILLE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo walked a fine line between saying she cared about the health and well-being of local residents and her support for natural-gas infrastructure and a new power plant. During the more than two-hour … more
Rhode Island GOP Chairman Brandon Bell is taking heat for comments he made at the Republican National Convention this week. more
The New England coral canyons and seamounts were among special ocean sites 80 percent of polled Rhode Island and Massachusetts residents voted to permanently protect from drilling, mining and fishing. more
A proposed expansion at the Port of Providence will be restricted to land-based sites and will not include any filling of Narragansett Bay, according to a spokesman for the nonprofit entity that manages the waterfront. more
Volkswagen AG is facing new lawsuits by New York and at least two other states over the environmental damage caused by devices designed to help the carmaker’s diesel vehicles cheat pollution-control tests. more
The Rhode Island Outdoor Recreation Council has released its interim report on the state of recreation in Rhode Island. more
In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Save the Bay has made it possible for those who previously could not participate in The Swim, the annual trek from Newport to Jamestown, to take part virtually. more
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