Updated July 28 at 9:39pm
Environment
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EcoRI Earth, a residential food scrap-collection program serving Providence and Pawtucket, has diverted 40,000 pounds of nutrient-rich material from the state’s Central Landfill since its inception in June 2013. more
Two wind energy companies Thursday won bids to lease more than 354,000 acres of federal waters about 12 nautical miles off Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. more
( Updated 3:30 p.m.) Five years ago, East Greenwich, North Providence, South Kingstown and Warwick shared a $497,492 federal Environmental Protection Agency grant to reduce energy bills and greenhouse gas emissions in municipal and residential buildings. more
The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded $225,000 in funding for habitat restoration projects throughout the state through its R.I. Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund. more
Nine Rhode Island high school students are winners in C-SPAN’s national 2015 StudentCam competition. more
The American recycling business is in the dumps. According to Dave Steiner, the CEO of Waste Management, America’s largest recycling company, the industry is experiencing a “national crisis,” with almost all of America’s 2,000 high-tech recycling facilities - including Steinert’s own - running in the red. more
The hurricane season started today and runs through Nov. 30, and the R.I. Emergency Management Agency is advising Rhode Islanders to prepare for it. more
Why did you select your profession? After spending the first six years of my career in politics and government, I saw public finance as an area where we need more people who understand both the math behind numbers and how those numbers … more
Rhode Island trails only Florida in a ranking of states at the highest risk of property damage loss from natural hazards, according to information released Thursday by CoreLogic. more
Where do you see yourself professionally in 10 years? I am not exactly sure where I will be in 10 years but this I know for sure – my actions will be intentional and impactful. What's the best career advice you've received? … more
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