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Environment
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Rhode Island will receive $193,090 in federal funding through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to make the state’s coastline more resilient to future storms and rising sea levels. more
Merrill W. Sherman has been nominated to chair the R.I. Clean Water Finance Agency by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. 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
PROVIDENCE – The American Lung Association of the Northeast announced the launch of the largest Wood Stove Changeout Program in the United States. The program will cover all counties in Rhode Island; New London and Windham counties in Connecticut; and Bristol, Norfolk and Plymouth counties in Massachusetts. more
(Updated, 4:21 p.m.) The state awarded $6.3 million in grants to 26 communities to improve recreational facilities. more
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