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Bidding for two wind farm lease areas off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts in federal waters began Wednesday morning through the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management website. more
Federal prosecutors are calling for a $500,000 fine on the Texas natural gas firm that illegally stored liquid mercury for two years in a Pawtucket building, Boston.com reports. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee signed a bill into law last week that will require uniform environmental standards across the state, reported the Associated Press. more
Aquidneck Land Trust has acquired a perpetual conservation easement from the Randall family on 10.65 acres of land on Newport’s Berkeley Avenue, the land trust announced Wednesday. more
In an effort to prevent damages from future storm and flood events in Rhode Island, as well as other states affected by Hurricane Sandy, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will provide up to $124.8 million in Emergency Watershed Protection Program-Floodplain Easement funding. more
There probably won’t be another round of heat waves in the eastern U.S. and Canada for the next two weeks, keeping spikes in energy demand to a minimum, said Matt Rogers, president of Commodity Weather Group LLC. more
Scientists and students from the University of Rhode Island and Roger Williams University are documenting seaweed species statewide to track changes in biodiversity, an interest spurred by the rising numbers of invasive seaweed species found on the Rhode Island coast every year. more
Global warming, not just over fishing may be a contributing factor to the dwindling stocks of cod, WBUR-FM 90.7, Massachusetts Public Radio reported. more
President Barack Obama outlined his vision for a comprehensive plan to combat carbon pollution and climate change earlier this week at Georgetown University and the White House released state-by-state reports or “fact sheets” on the impact of climate change the following day. more
Two organizations and one Rhode Island resident were recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at the 2013 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony on Wednesday, the federal agency announced Thursday. more
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