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Environment
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PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Massachusetts counterpart Martha C. Coakley have joined attorneys general from nine other states and two cities in a motion filed last week in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to support the federal government’s efforts to set greenhouse gas emissions standards for fossil-fuel power plants. more
Greenwood Credit Union is seeing multiple advantages to participating in National Grid’s Heat Loan Program, which offers zero-interest loans to residential property owners for qualifying energy-efficiency improvements. more
BOSTON – Excel Recycling LLC of Dartmouth has been penalized $15,100 by the Mass. Department of Environmental Protection to resolve the company’s failure to notify the department and conduct timely cleanup actions for a waste-oil spill at its Charlton facility. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Biologists from the University of Rhode Island and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management are researching the population and movement patterns of black bears living in Rhode Island. more
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PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management recently gave an $87,000 grant to East Providence for the removal of two derelict barges that have been sunk in the Providence River for years. more
BOSTON – A Providence organization has been awarded a $150,000 environmental-education grant by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a program aimed at low-income teenagers. more
Save The Bay recruited more than 2,000 volunteers to spruce up the shores of 80 Rhode Island beaches during the 29th International Coastal Cleanup last month. more
BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick late last month signed legislation that will prohibit the possession, sale, trade and distribution of shark fins. more
PROVIDENCE – Brad Marston, professor of physics at Brown University, will use a $75,000 grant from the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative for research on nuclear-waste disposal. more
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