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Rob Hancock, president of the board of directors of Save Bristol Harbor, a grassroots nonprofit dedicated to repairing the coastal waters of Bristol, doesn’t see a time when the organization won’t be needed. more
The former Walton & Lonsbury Inc. facility in Attleboro has been added to the National Properties List of Superfund sites by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. more
BOSTON – Massachusetts, taking a cue from the World Bank, is selling $100 million in debt called Green Bonds, saying it’s the first U.S. state to issue such securities to fund environmental projects, Bloomberg News report said. more
The Providence metropolitan area ranked No. 22 on the annual American Fitness Index, a list that ranks the country’s 50 largest metro areas using indicators such as access to health care, smoking and obesity rates. more
The R.I. and Providence Plantations Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission is slated to administer $3 million in Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Grants from the National Parks Commission. more
Rhode Island House Democrats have backed off a plan to move business permitting functions of two state environmental agencies under the authority of a proposed state commerce office. more
Rhode Island ranked No. 17 on the 2013 edition of U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index report from Clean Edge Inc., a leading clean technology research and consulting firm. more
Two organizations and one Rhode Island resident were recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at the 2013 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony on Wednesday, the federal agency announced Thursday. more
CVS Caremark Corp. workers team up with the Ocean Conservancy on June 15 to collect more than 1,000 pounds of trash from the coastline at Colt State Park in Bristol. The event was part of a national environmental employee-engagement campaign, the CVS Caremark Shoreline Cleanup, that has provided CVS workers with the opportunity to make a difference in their local communities. To date, CVS workers have collected thousands of pounds of trash at cleanup events from San Diego to Miami. more
PROVIDENCE – Reducing the paper and packaging-material waste stream in Rhode Island is of “critical importance to extending the life of the Central Landfill,” according to a report released last week by the Special Legislative Commission to Study Producer Responsibility Models for Paper and Packaging. more
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