Updated May 27 at 2:27pm
Environment
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Businesses will play an increasingly important role in disaster preparedness and recovery with the anticipated official launch this month of a public-private partnership called the Rhode Island Business Alliance, said Pete Gaynor, director of emergency management for Providence. more
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Tourists come to Block Island for its beaches, the scenery, the charming center of New Shoreham and a relaxing vacation. For the past few years, people have started to include a "glass float treasure hunt" on the itinerary. The glass-float … more
BOSTON – Four Massachusetts laboratory companies that perform commercial-scale environmental testing, including one in Mansfield, have agreed to pay a total of $1.75 million for allegedly failing to obtain required state permits and not controlling their hazardous air-pollutant emissions, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
Two University of Rhode Island sophomores have won Ernest F. Hollings Scholarships from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the study of marine sciences. more
NEWPORT – The Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation last month announced a $100,000 campaign to restore the habitat for herons and other shoreline birds on the 17-acre island in Narragansett Bay, the Newport Daily News reported. more
BOSTON – A Massachusetts environmental-services company has agreed to pay more than $650,000 to resolve a lawsuit alleging it submitted false bills and records on multiple public contracts for sewer, storage tank and catch-basin cleaning, maintenance and repair, and illegally discharged sewage and wastewater, outgoing Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last month. more
True to the old saying, March came in like a lion with up to seven inches of snow falling in some parts of Rhode Island Sunday night into Monday morning, prompting more rounds of cancellations and delays. more
The federal Environmental Protection Agency is accepting nominations for its 2015 Environmental Merit Awards, which will recognize environmental achievements during the past year. more
The R.I. Emergency Management Agency is urging people to take precautions as the National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for the state that is expected to last through Thursday morning. more
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