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Environment
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Salve Regina University’s tree-filled oceanfront campus has been recognized as an accredited arboretum by the Morton Arboretum’s ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program. more
A new wave of federal funding has been released from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide direct assistance to Rhode Island fishermen affected by the 2013 groundfish disaster. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is attending the National Governors Association’s winter meeting in Washington, D.C., where she is scheduled to participate in a panel discussion on young American activism concerning climate change and energy. more
The City Council on Thursday approved a resolution calling on the Board of Investment Commissioners to move forward with divestment of city investments from fossil fuel companies. more
Venture capitalists invested $16.3 million in Rhode Island companies in 2015, considerably less than in 2014, when venture capital investments topped $124 million. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday joined 16 other U.S. governors in committing to expand clean energy resources, modernize energy infrastructure and promote collaborative practices. more
The R.I. Emergency Management Agency said arctic air is expected to hit southern New England this weekend, and it is urging residents to prepare now for potentially record lows. more
(Updated 11:18 a.m. and 2:38 p.m.) Monday’s storm is expected to dump anywhere from 6 to 8 inches of snow in Rhode Island, with more anticipated to hit Newport County and the northern tier of the state. more
(Updated 1:16 and 3:09 p.m.) Snow will gradually taper off tonight, making for a messy evening commute, according to the National Weather Service. more
The offshore wind company Deepwater Wind LLC is trying to break into the solar industry and has bid on a 26.4-megawatt solar project in Connecticut, which would be one of the largest in New England. more
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