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Tourists come to Block Island for its beaches, the scenery, the charming center of New Shoreham and a relaxing vacation. For the past few years, people have started to include a "glass float treasure hunt" on the itinerary. The glass-float … more
Mathew Page has been promoted to senior project manager at GZA GeoEnvironmental. He has been with the firm for more than a decade. He holds an M.S. in geotechnical engineering and a B.S. in ocean engineering from the University of Rhode Island. more
Christopher N. Pierce has joined Wright-Pierce's board of directors. Pierce is a senior project manager in the company's Wastewater group. He has more than 25 years of experience in the industry and has served on several large-scale … more
BOSTON – A bankruptcy judge last month gave verbal approval to a settlement of nearly $200 million for victims of the fungal meningitis outbreak caused by the now-defunct New England Compounding Center, Boston Business Journal reported last month. … more
It’s a rare day when Congress can reach bipartisan agreement. Rarer still is agreement on a measure to protect the environment. more
Peter Angelone stood on the bank of a pond in Hopkinton. A stand of tall pine trees shaded the water from the summer sun. Angelone, principal fishery biologist for the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, moved out from the shadow … more
WARWICK – National Grid late last month withdrew its proposal for new fees that were intended to help recover money lost on wind- and solar-energy incentives, ecoRI News reported. Last July, National Grid asked state regulators for … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad have been appointed to the Governor’s Wind Energy Coalition leadership team for the 2016 term. more
1 How many jobs does the so-called clean-energy economy support? The clean-energy economy supports nearly 10,000 jobs throughout the state. Last year, this sector added over 600 jobs, with nearly 90 percent of the growth occurring in firms … more
With Flint, Mich.'s lead-fouled drinking water still making news, recent revelations that staffing at the R.I. Department of Environmental Management and the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council are below previous levels is a source of concern. … more
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