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Environment
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The demise of Massachusetts energy company Cape Wind LLC earlier this year raised serious questions about the future of offshore wind in the United States. But the momentum Cape Wind helped spur for more than a decade could be picking up … more
Wright-Pierce, a water, wastewater and infrastructure design firm with offices in Providence, was the design engineer for an environmental control project that recently won an environmental control project that recently won an Engineering News Record Best Regional Project of 2015. more
Economists tend to see climate change as a big optimization problem: Weigh the potential costs of future disasters against the benefits of fossil-fueled economic growth, and find a price of carbon that will balance the two. Unfortunately, it’s an illusory goal. more
The Burrillville Town Council has publicly denounced legislation that would require local approval for any tax agreement negotiated between local lawmakers and developers of a proposed power plant in the town. more
The R.I. Department of Environmental Management said $1.25 million is available in matching grant funds to cleanup contaminated properties known as “brownfields.” more
1 The role of Save The Bay includes environmental advocacy and education. How do you balance the two? Save The Bay's commitment to environmental education is strategic and reflects our belief that advocacy for the bay begins with education. … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has issued a statewide drought advisory based on findings and assessments from the state’s Drought Steering Committee. more
Anna Jane Kocon knows she needs to produce a large number of white flowers throughout the growing season. Each wedding season the owner of Little State Flower Co. is inundated with requests for her locally grown flowers to supply what she … more
1 What about your professional life qualifies you to serve as one of the top energy officials in the state? What I hope to bring to this role is a really well-rounded perspective of all of the moving parts. … I have helped lead a company … more
Exxon Mobil Corp.’s battle with New York and Massachusetts over their probes into the company’s use of climate change data is heating up, and a key element of the national dispute is now in the hands of a Texas judge. more
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