Updated August 30 at 8:28pm
Environment
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CRANSTON – The University of Rhode Island recently received a new $1M federal grant to study Lyme disease prevention and exposure among outdoor workers in the Ocean State. more
The east passage of Narragansett Bay will be closed to boat traffic as a result of the Save The Bay Swim on Aug. 13. more
Camp Ramsbottom, in Rehoboth, Mass., celebrated its 50th year as an outdoor escape for children enrolled in the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket on July 24. more
Danielle Goudreau, a University of Rhode Island graduate student in engineering, won first place from the American Society of Civil Engineers for her research paper on the New Bedford hurricane barrier and how it will not protect the Massachusetts coast from rising sea levels and hurricane surges. more
Dominion Resources Inc., owner of Virginia’s largest utility, plans to solicit another round of bids for an offshore wind farm after rejecting an earlier proposal that was too expensive. The … more
PROVIDENCE – It's not known as the "Creative Capital" for nothing. Rhode Island's capital city is considered one of the "Best American Cities for Creatives (that aren't NYC, LA or SF)," sharing space with cities that include Nashville, … more
A coalition of environmental groups is urging New York officials to move forward with delayed plans to approve a 90-megawatt wind farm off the coast of Long Island. more
BOSTON — Federal regulators have settled an environmental enforcement case with Newport Biodiesel Inc., resulting in reduced air emissions and improved safety controls at the company's biodiesel manufacturing plant in Newport. The U.S. … more
Six weeks ago, TransCanada Corp. closed a deal to buy a power plant in Pennsylvania. The 704-megawatt Ironwood natural gas-fired power complex … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is attending the National Governors Association’s winter meeting in Washington, D.C., where she is scheduled to participate in a panel discussion on young American activism concerning climate change and energy. more
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