(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.
(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.
EcoRI Earth, a residential food scrap-collection program serving Providence and Pawtucket, has diverted 40,000 pounds of nutrient-rich material from the state’s Central Landfill since its inception in June 2013.