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Environment
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Green-building techniques have become so common in commercial construction that they almost are an expectation for companies who relocate or expand into new offices. Executives at several companies operating in Rhode Island said the … more
BOSTON – The Attleboro Water Pollution Control Facility has been selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a 2014 Regional Industrial Pretreatment Program Excellence Award. … more
Rhode Island ranked 13th worst on a list of the best and worst states to retire, according to Bankrate.com. more
Nine Rhode Island high school students are winners in C-SPAN’s national 2015 StudentCam competition. more
A workforce poll found that many businesses across the country score poorly on being prepared for severe winter weather. more
The R.I. Public Transit Authority has special buses in service Tuesday to assist commuters affected by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s decision to suspend commuter rail service south of Providence. more
Convincing businesses and homeowners to look at the long-term perspective, not just the immediate cost of investment, is one of many challenges communities and governments face as the impact of climate change becomes an increasingly pressing issue, economist Howard Kunreuther told environmental experts, area residents and a group of international journalists Friday at the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting. more
Sherri Anne Andre started a tree sit at 1 a.m. Tuesday to protest Spectra Energy’s proposal to expand the gas compressor station. more
It wasn’t long after he bought a new two-story house across the street from the beach that Daniel Alvino realized life in the Misquamicut section of Westerly wasn’t going to be all sun and sand. more
Rhode Island will receive more than $2.7 million to clean up properties in Pawtucket, Providence and Westerly that have been designated “brownfields,” where expansion or redevelopment is prevented due to hazardous pollutants or contaminants, the state’s congressional delegation announced Wednesday. more
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