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Environment
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Narragansett Bay and its watershed may be improving, but challenges remain in urban areas, according to the fifth annual Watershed Counts report released Monday. more
CRANSTON – The University of Rhode Island recently received a new $1M federal grant to study Lyme disease prevention and exposure among outdoor workers in the Ocean State. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth expects to break ground on Oct. 23 for a $55 million expansion of its School for Marine Science and Technology in New Bedford. more
Rhode Islanders are being urged to prepare for upcoming severe weather and to continue using caution in the wake of the severe thunderstorm that occurred early Tuesday morning. more
For all the noise and debate that President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan has generated, it’s actually pretty timid. If the U.S. wants to push the world toward a broader acceptance of cleaner energy, it should consider the painful, expensive but ultimately effective experience of Germany. more
The pitch: Disaster can strike any home or business. Servpro offers locally owned yet nationally certified procedures and resources to restore damaged property to pre-calamity appearance. Years in business: 26 … more
Dominion Resources Inc., owner of Virginia’s largest utility, plans to solicit another round of bids for an offshore wind farm after rejecting an earlier proposal that was too expensive. The … more
High winds and expensive electricity make Block Island a good site for the first U.S. offshore wind farm. For the same reasons, Long Island may be next. more
Russell Morgan has joined GZA GeoEnviromental Inc.'s board of directors. Morgan has been with GZA for more than 25 years and he currently serves as a principal and senior vice president. He holds a B.S. in civil and ocean engineering and an M.S. in … more
NEW SHOREHAM – Deepwater Wind LLC reached a milestone in July after successfully setting a 400-ton wind turbine frame – or "steel jacket" – into the seabed approximately three miles off the coast of Block Island. The installation … more
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