Updated February 21 at 12:21pm
Environment
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Providence is 2016’s worst city to retire, according to WalletHub’s latest study released Monday. more
The R.I. Infrastructure Bank on Thursday announced $17.2 million in financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in six Rhode Island communities. more
A total of 1.5 percent of Rhode Island homes, or 4,853, are at risk of being underwater due to sea level rise, according to a recent analysis by Zillow. more
Exxon Mobil Corp.’s battle with New York and Massachusetts over their probes into the company’s use of climate change data is heating up, and a key element of the national dispute is now in the hands of a Texas judge. more
The east passage of Narragansett Bay will be closed to boat traffic as a result of the Save The Bay Swim on Aug. 13. more
The R.I. Department of Environmental Management said $1.25 million is available in matching grant funds to cleanup contaminated properties known as “brownfields.” more
Approximately $619,000 in federal funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will be used to protect Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island’s congressional delegation said Monday. more
(Updated 3:22 p.m.) A new report examining the effects of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a coalition of Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states, including Rhode Island, shows participating states are outpacing other parts of the country for both emissions reduction and declining electricity prices. more
EMMA Acres in Exeter has been named Rhode Island’s 2016 Outstanding Dairy Farm by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee of which the R.I. Department of Environmental Management is a member. more
(Updated 1:27 p.m.) The executive director of Save The Bay says it is premature for the R.I. Energy Facility Siting Board to make a decision on the proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillville before the state adopts a greenhouse gas reduction strategy. more
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