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Environment
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Fall River has been awarded $30,000 for water infrastructure improvements, Gov. Charlie Baker said Wednesday. 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
( 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
BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick last week signed an executive order promoting environmental justice across the state, reaffirming his administration’s commitment to parks, open space and “sound environmental policy.” more
Local officials were set to announce the new Southeast New England Coastal Watershed Restoration Program on Wednesday afternoon, as well as the award of approximately $730,000 in federal funding to six local clean water projects to help protect Narragansett Bay and local watersheds. more
Rhode Island may not have cracked the top 10 of the best states to live in, according to a new report on quality of life by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, but it did perform better than average in numerous categories including housing and best place to earn a living. more
In 2002, the state passed enabling legislation, the Rhode Island Stormwater Management and Utility Act that allows cities and towns to establish stormwater utilities. more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded brownfields grants to Attleboro, New Bedford and Taunton. more
PROVIDENCE – Federal, state and local officials last week held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Ten Mile River Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project, which restored river herring to the Ten Mile River watershed and aims to provide river … more
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