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Environment
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Thanks to a federal grant, University of Rhode Island ocean engineers and researchers in four other New England coastal states can continue to explore ways to protect shorelines. more
Grants totaling $29,678 have been awarded to Portsmouth and the Watch Hill Fire District in Westerly by the state Department of Environmental Management to help fund the removal of abandoned vessels from town waters. more
The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank and the state’s Office of Energy Resources announced this week that they have begun a partnership with National Grid to provide free energy audits to municipalities, school districts and quasi-public state agencies. more
The offshore wind company Deepwater Wind LLC is trying to break into the solar industry and has bid on a 26.4-megawatt solar project in Connecticut, which would be one of the largest in New England. more
Nine individuals have been nominated to serve on the new R.I. Executive Climate Change Science and Technical Advisory Board. more
The University of Rhode Island is offering a new, more flexible master of oceanography degree aimed at connecting students with career development opportunities in industries such as fisheries, environmental management, shipping, port operations and the military. more
A former Smithfield resident bequeathed $6.8 million to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and The Nature Conservancy’s Rhode Island chapter for land and water conservation, the largest single donation in ASRI’s 117-year history. more
A biology professor at Providence College is part of a team of scientists, including a former PC student, who were awarded two grants from the National Science Foundation for research in biology-related topics. more
The Acadia Center, along with other stakeholders, sent a letter to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo this week asking that the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative be strengthened and greenhouse gas reductions be pursued beyond the power sector. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Wednesday announced a citywide sustainability initiative aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to curb climate change. more
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