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Environment
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State and federal environmental agencies on Thursday filed two lawsuits in the U.S. District Court of Rhode Island seeking financial relief from dozens of businesses, municipalities and federal agencies it says are responsible for the costs to clean up a defunct hazardous-waste site in Lincoln and Cumberland. more
In a surprise turn of events, Invenergy Thermal Development LLC has secured an $18.4 million water-supply contract with Johnston, not Woonsocket. more
It’s official. The nation’s first offshore wind project is now up and running. more
By the year 2040, the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area will have the unfortunate distinction of being among the top 20 most wrinkle prone areas in the country. more
A major player in U.S. renewable energy happens to be a five-sided building in Virginia usually associated with deployment of power rather than consumption of it. more
Hasbro Inc. placed first on Newsweek’s 2016 Green Rankings released this week. more
A winter storm watch is in effect for southern Rhode Island this weekend, which is expected to receive the most snow at 4 to 7 inches, while the northern half of the state may see accumulation between 2 and 4 inches, according to the National Weather Service. more
Ranch and farm operators in Washington County are eligible for low-interest emergency loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency. more
Rhode Island will receive a $497,265 state wildlife grant to preserve the state’s wildlife and their habitats, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said this week. more
Rhode Island will receive $7.7 million this year to fund fish and wildlife conservation projects, as well as recreational opportunities and open space preservation, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Tuesday. more
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