Updated August 31 at 5:31pm
Environment
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Deepwater Wind LLC, the company building the only U.S. offshore wind farm, is looking at a Brooklyn waterfront site as a staging ground as it pursues a potential project off the south shore of Long Island, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. more
Salve Regina University’s tree-filled oceanfront campus has been recognized as an accredited arboretum by the Morton Arboretum’s ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program. more
A new wave of federal funding has been released from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide direct assistance to Rhode Island fishermen affected by the 2013 groundfish disaster. more
JOHNSTON – Since switching to single-stream recycling in June 2012, Rhode Island's recycling rate has risen less than 2 percent and remains stubbornly below 25 percent. During that same period, the market for sorted and baled recyclables, … 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
The City Council on Thursday approved a resolution calling on the Board of Investment Commissioners to move forward with divestment of city investments from fossil fuel companies. more
Venture capitalists invested $16.3 million in Rhode Island companies in 2015, considerably less than in 2014, when venture capital investments topped $124 million. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday joined 16 other U.S. governors in committing to expand clean energy resources, modernize energy infrastructure and promote collaborative practices. more
2015 was not a good year for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. n In August, the EPA polluted a Colorado river by causing the release of 3 million gallons of water contaminated with heavy metals, which can cause cancer and kidney … more
As executive director of the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, Grover Fugate is charged with preservation, protection, development and restoration of coastal areas. His efforts to identify and deal with the effects of climate change yield more universal truths. more
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