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Environment
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A major player in U.S. renewable energy happens to be a five-sided building in Virginia usually associated with deployment of power rather than consumption of it. more
Deepwater Wind LLC, the company building the only U.S. offshore wind farm, is looking at a Brooklyn waterfront site as a staging ground as it pursues a potential project off the south shore of Long Island, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. more
The Rhode Islanders I know are doers — successful business owners, technology entrepreneurs, community advocates and passionate educators. more
The historic Broadwall Farm, one of the last large unprotected farms in the state, has been purchased for $660,000 by the R.I. Department of Environmental Management in partnership with The Nature Conservancy. more
Volkswagen AG is closing in on a deal to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties to settle a U.S. probe into the rigging of diesel-powered cars to cheat emissions tests. more
Starting Feb. 1, two University of Rhode Island graduates who received master’s degrees in marine affairs will spend a year working on ocean and coastal policy issues in Washington, D.C. more
Climate change is the single biggest issue that the coastal environment and coastal development will be facing for the next several decades. We're losing salt marsh at an alarming rate, we're seeing our species shift and our ecosystem is … more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Office of Energy Resources has approved $300,000 in enhanced incentives to support the installation of LED streetlights and control technologies in the city. Conversions from traditional streetlights to … more
The top operational risks that have harmed companies in the past five years include equipment failures, data breaches/cyber attacks and natural disasters, a study commissioned by FM Global that polled senior financial executives has shown. more
WARWICK – The rules and players involved in the approval process for the proposed Burrillville power plant have narrowed. Late last month, the two-member Energy Facilities Siting Board voted down several groups and individuals seeking to litigate … more
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