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Environment
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Rhode Island has 26,593 homes at risk from hurricane storm surge damage this year, 100 more than last year, ranking it 17th, or fourth lowest, on a list of states along the Atlantic and Gulf coastlines, according to CoreLogic’s 2016 Storm Surge report released Wednesday. more
The University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography is receiving $300,000 over five years to support a system of buoys that track ocean conditions and share data with the public-private partnership Integrated Ocean Observation System. more
Terry Sullivan has been promoted to New England division director of The Nature Conservancy. He has served as the Conservancy's R.I. state director for the past five years. Sullivan holds dual B.A. degrees in history and American studies from George … more
Invenergy Thermal Development LLC is courting Woonsocket city officials to sell it water so the company can cool generators at its much-debated, gas-fired power plant proposed for Burrillville. more
(Updated, July 8, 9:53 a.m.) The renewable energy giant SolarCity on Thursday announced plans to hire up to 80 new employees in the wake of newly enacted legislation that promotes the expansion of alternative energy in Rhode Island. more
In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Save the Bay has made it possible for those who previously could not participate in The Swim, the annual trek from Newport to Jamestown, to take part virtually. more
FALL RIVER – A private company began collecting city trash this month, after a Superior Court judge denied a request for a temporary restraining order to halt the beginning of Mayor Jasiel Correia II's privatization of the service. EZ … more
As we mark Earth Day on April 22, it is a good time to reaffirm the idea that partnerships and working together are powerful tools for environmental protection. more
When I first ran for office, I campaigned on a platform of “environmental economics.” What does that mean? It means putting wind turbines, solar arrays and small-scale renewable energy projects at the forefront of economic development. more
NARRAGANSETT – Rhode Island commercial fisherman Christopher Brown was honored by the White House on Oct. 7 as a Champion of Change for Sustainable Seafood. In addition to being president of the Seafood Harvesters of America, representing … more
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