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Environment
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Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee awarded $3.85 million to 15 Rhode Island communities, land trusts and conservation organizations Monday to protect more than 1,000 acres of open space and farmland. more
Ten journalists from the United States, Israel and El Salvador have received fellowships to attend the Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting’s 16th annual science workshop for journalists. more
New power plants will replace closing power plants, but energy supply is still predicted to fall short in Rhode Island, likely costing ratepayers more in the future. more
True to the old saying, March came in like a lion with up to seven inches of snow falling in some parts of Rhode Island Sunday night into Monday morning, prompting more rounds of cancellations and delays. more
Rhode Island College’s fall Green Business Forum, “Food to Waste: Anaerobic Digesters Clean Up,” focuses on the economic benefits of using waste-to-energy technology to turnfood scraps into electricity, heat and fertilizer. more
U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Reps. James R. Langevin and David N. Cicilline announced Tuesday that Rhode Island will receive $432,696 in federal funding under the Land and Water Conservation Fund. more
President Barack Obama is proposing cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions from the nation’s power plants by an average of 30 percent from 2005 levels, a central part of his plan to fight climate change that also carries political risk. more
Rhode Island and seven other states aiming to get more than three million zero-emission vehicles on the road in the next decade, unveiled steps to help achieve that goal including harmonizing consumer incentives and encouraging fleet purchases. more
Approximately $755,000 in grants have been awarded by the Baker-Polito administration to help 12 communities with water supply projects. more
Inland Fishes of Rhode Island, a book depicting more than 70 species of fish found in Rhode Island’s ponds, streams and rivers, is available for purchase at R.I. Department of Environmental Management offices in Providence and South Kingstown. more
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