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The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday strengthened the Environmental Protection Agency in its drive to cut air pollution, a result critics warned would lead to costly regulations as the agency moves to curb global warming. more
The mystique of being a lighthouse keeper settled into Nick Korstad’s dreams when he was 7 years old and visited a lighthouse on the Oregon coast. The vision grew clearer a few years later when his family moved from Portland to the town of Sequim, Wash., and he went on a tour of a nearby lighthouse. His first visit turned into hundreds of lighthouse visits. more
BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized one organization and one individual from Rhode Island last month at the 2014 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony. more
Deepwater Wind LLC announced Monday the securing of more than $290 million in debt and equity financing for its five-turbine, 30-megawatt Block Island Wind Farm project. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management’s Office of Waste Management said last week it is seeking feedback on proposed revisions to state regulations regarding composting facilities. more
Farmers and ranchers in three Rhode Island counties qualify for natural disaster assistance due to damages and losses caused by drought that is continuing from July 1, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. more
A Cranston-based chemical manufacturing and research company received $900,000 Thursday through a federal initiative trying to make U.S. solar energy resources more affordable and accessible. more
Governor-elect Gina M. Raimondo said she will reappoint Janet L. Coit as director of the state Department of Environmental Management, and will submit her name to the Senate next month for reconfirmation. more
BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $495,000 to fund two marine projects in the state, including one in New Bedford. more
In recognition of the growing popularity of solar energy solutions, Admirals Bank is growing the programs it offers to both residential and commercial customers who are looking to finance such purchases. more
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