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The nonprofit Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released an analysis of Rhode Island’s budget outlook, saying that due to increased revenue and lower-than-anticipated expenditures, the state’s projected opening surplus for fiscal 2015 has been increased to approximately $8.8 million. 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
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
Deepwater Wind LLC reached a milestone this weekend after successfully setting a 400-ton wind turbine frame – or “steel jacket” – into the seabed approximately three miles off the coast of Block Island. more
Ross McCurdy, a teacher at Ponaganset High School in Scituate, received the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators given out by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at a recent White House ceremony. more
(Updated 3:52 p.m.) The short snow reprieve is over: The National Weather Service is forecasting another winter storm for Saturday. more
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