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Environment
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Mission: To protect birds, other wildlife and their habitat through conservation, education and advocacy for the benefit of people and all living things. Year founded: 1897 Executive director: Lawrence J. F. Taft … more
Nicknamed the Ocean State, Rhode Island is home to thousands of boaters, various fishing companies, a Naval base and a prodigious port-based economy – all of which rely heavily on fossil fuel-powered machinery and vessels. The maritime … more
Be ready for a “very slow and treacherous” late day commute, according to a statement Tuesday by the National Weather Service. more
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
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
As state regulators continue to mull whether to permit a 1,000-megawatt power plant in Burrillville, questions about its need are again being raised following a recent auction. On Feb. 6, ISO New England, the regional grid operator, held … 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
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