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Environment
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The National Park Service has added the Dunes Club, a private beach club, to the National Register of Historic Places, according to Edward F. Sanderson, executive director of the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission. more
Fall River has been awarded $30,000 for water infrastructure improvements, Gov. Charlie Baker said Wednesday. more
The town of Portsmouth and Aquidneck Land Trust have acquired 4.9 acres for a future waterfront community park in northern Portsmouth next to Mount Hope Bridge and the Portsmouth town common. more
The hurricane season started today and runs through Nov. 30, and the R.I. Emergency Management Agency is advising Rhode Islanders to prepare for it. more
Dave McLaughlin, co-founder and executive director of Clean Ocean Access, was recently given the Alison J. Walsh Award for outstanding environmental advocacy by Save The Bay. Clean Ocean Access began as a grassroots movement in 2006, after local … more
File it under the too bizarre not to be true heading. Last week The Westerly Sun reported on the Watch Hill Fire District filing an appeal with the town's Zoning Board of Review to get the owner of St. Clair Annex to remove the newly … more
( Updated 3:30 p.m.) Five years ago, East Greenwich, North Providence, South Kingstown and Warwick shared a $497,492 federal Environmental Protection Agency grant to reduce energy bills and greenhouse gas emissions in municipal and residential buildings. more
The R.I. Department of Transportation recently finalized an agreement with the federal government after failing to comply with the Clean Water Act, neglecting its drainage systems and allowing runoff from highways to pour runoff into more than 200 bodies of water in our state for years on end. more
The J.M. Wright Technical High School in Stamford, Conn., is the first technical high school in the state to achieve LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, according to a news release. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week signed an executive order requiring state agencies to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions throughout their facilities. "Developing a strategy that supports a transition to … more
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