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Environment
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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
BOSTON – A bankruptcy judge last month gave verbal approval to a settlement of nearly $200 million for victims of the fungal meningitis outbreak caused by the now-defunct New England Compounding Center, Boston Business Journal reported last month. … more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Rhode Island $1 million for three state cleanup projects. more
It’s a rare day when Congress can reach bipartisan agreement. Rarer still is agreement on a measure to protect the environment. 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
Peter Angelone stood on the bank of a pond in Hopkinton. A stand of tall pine trees shaded the water from the summer sun. Angelone, principal fishery biologist for the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, moved out from the shadow … more
WARWICK – National Grid late last month withdrew its proposal for new fees that were intended to help recover money lost on wind- and solar-energy incentives, ecoRI News reported. Last July, National Grid asked state regulators for … more
1 How many jobs does the so-called clean-energy economy support? The clean-energy economy supports nearly 10,000 jobs throughout the state. Last year, this sector added over 600 jobs, with nearly 90 percent of the growth occurring in firms … more
With Flint, Mich.'s lead-fouled drinking water still making news, recent revelations that staffing at the R.I. Department of Environmental Management and the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council are below previous levels is a source of concern. … more
Dean Hoxsie, chief of the Narragansett Police Department, was hired to lead the R.I. Department of Environmental Management Division of Law Enforcement. He holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Roger Williams University. more
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