Updated September 26 at 2:26pm
Environment
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NEW BEDFORD – All three offshore wind developers competing to build turbines south of Martha's Vineyard have expressed initial intent to base their operations in New Bedford, city and state officials announced Sept 6. The preliminary … more
A first tenant has opened for business at the Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford, and it's in the business of exporting something very familiar to Rhode Islanders. Scrap metal: the commodity New England waterfronts can't seem to get … more
The Baker-Polito administration recently announced that nearly $4 million in grants are being awarded to 80 cities, towns, regional groups and nonprofit organizations for recycling, composting and waste reduction. more
Cherenzia Excavation Inc., of Westerly, will pay a penalty of $84,070 for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act and has taken steps to minimize emissions of hazardous air pollutants and visually test for dust under an agreement signed recently with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's recent decision to make changes to the state's energy regulatory commission comes at a time when there are a number of high-profile decisions facing state regulators, including Invenergy Thermal Development LLC's … more
The bill is about to arrive for last week’s run of sunshine and mild temperatures along the northern East Coast. more
As a result of the drought that began on April 1, 2015, the U.S. Small Business Administration said that the deadline to apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans is July 5 for eligible small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations in Kent, Providence and Washington counties in Rhode Island. more
The New England coral canyons and seamounts were among special ocean sites 80 percent of polled Rhode Island and Massachusetts residents voted to permanently protect from drilling, mining and fishing. more
Lighting fixtures at six R.I. Department of Environmental Management facilities have been upgraded to eco-friendlier and cost efficient models by the department and the R.I. Office of Energy Resources. more
The sixth annual Watershed Counts report, to be released at a press conference at the Save the Bay Center at Field’s Point Tuesday morning, focuses on protecting the headwaters of Narragansett Bay. more
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