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Environment
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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
The nearly 93-acre Eugene Chase Farm has been acquired on Prudence Island by the state Department of Environmental Management, in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, The Nature Conservancy and Prudence Conservancy. more
Volkswagen AG is facing new lawsuits by New York and at least two other states over the environmental damage caused by devices designed to help the carmaker’s diesel vehicles cheat pollution-control tests. more
Ten land-based windmill turbines and 30 of their accompanying blades arrived at the Port of Davisville at Quonset Business Park on Wednesday. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has established the R.I. Outdoor Recreation Council to inform people about the state’s recreational assets and encourage residents to enjoy these spaces. more
A University of Rhode Island biologist received a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant to study the genetics of three groups of parasites and single-celled organisms to help scientists build a tree of life of Earth’s living organisms. more
A University of Rhode Island research team has received $227,850 in National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration funding to examine the effects of climate change on Atlantic fisheries. more
The Rhode Island chapter of the American Planning Association has recognized 10 people, organizations or projects for outstanding contributions to planning. more
The federal Environmental Protection Agency is seeking requests for initial proposals for the Southeast New England Program for coastal watershed restoration. more
The University of Massachusetts Foundation said it is divesting from direct investments in coal companies, continuing UMass’ focus on climate change issues. more
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