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Environment
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1 How many jobs does the so-called clean-energy economy support? The clean-energy economy supports nearly 10,000 jobs throughout the state. Last year, this sector added over 600 jobs, with nearly 90 percent of the growth occurring in firms … more
How many of your staff use public transportation to get to work? More than 50% – 5.8% Between 10% and 50% – 23.5% Fewer than 10% – 70.6% Does your company allow employees to set aside … more
File it under the too bizarre not to be true heading. Last week The Westerly Sun reported on the Watch Hill Fire District filing an appeal with the town's Zoning Board of Review to get the owner of St. Clair Annex to remove the newly … more
Grants totaling $29,678 have been awarded to Portsmouth and the Watch Hill Fire District in Westerly by the state Department of Environmental Management to help fund the removal of abandoned vessels from town waters. more
What effect did the winter of 2014-2015 have on your business? We did not close on any day and lost no business – 23.08% We were open for business but customer/supplier disruption caused us to lose business – 15.38% … more
(Updated, 10:55 a.m.) Fourteen projects received a total of $3.7 million in matching grants under the new Brownfields Remediation and Economic Development Fund, the governor’s office and R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced Wednesday. more
The J.M. Wright Technical High School in Stamford, Conn., is the first technical high school in the state to achieve LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, according to a news release. more
The nearly 93-acre Eugene Chase Farm has been acquired on Prudence Island by the state Department of Environmental Management, in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, The Nature Conservancy and Prudence Conservancy. more
A University of Rhode Island research team has received $227,850 in National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration funding to examine the effects of climate change on Atlantic fisheries. more
The Rhode Island chapter of the American Planning Association has recognized 10 people, organizations or projects for outstanding contributions to planning. more
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