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PROVIDENCE – Brad Marston, professor of physics at Brown University, will use a $75,000 grant from the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative for research on nuclear-waste disposal. more
WARWICK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved funding aimed at protecting the city’s wastewater-treatment facility against future flooding. more
PROVIDENCE – PaintCare, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit, and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management this month announced the start of a new paint-recycling program in Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island has an extended deadline to submit its application for a FEMA disaster declaration for the January blizzard. more
(Updated 3:08 p.m. and 12:20 p.m. Wednesday) Two Rhode Island wastewater treatment plants were recently recognized by the federal Environmental Protection Agency with 2014 Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Awards. more
(Updated 4:26 p.m.) The R.I. Department of Transportation and the R.I. Public Transit Authority said that expanded bus service will be offered today to T.F. Green Airport in Warwick and Wickford Junction in North Kingstown to offset limited commuter rail service in Rhode Island. more
Mayor Angel Taveras said that the city will begin free curbside pickup of Christmas trees Jan. 12 through 24. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee awarded $3.85 million to 15 Rhode Island communities, land trusts and conservation organizations Monday to protect more than 1,000 acres of open space and farmland. more
President of Office Recycling Solutions in East Greenwich talks about how his business got started, and how it has become one of the largest electronic waste recyclers in New England. more
BOSTON – Three graduate research students in Rhode Island will receive federal fellowship grants to assist with their environmental research projects. more
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