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PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee last week signed legislation allowing a new model of long-term financing that looks to boost energy-efficient homes in the state. more
David Taylor has been measuring mercury in fish for the past eight years. The associate professor of marine biology at Roger Williams University targets the main types of fish people catch with a rod and reel and take home to eat. more
Amidst all the task forces, business groups and event planners making sincere efforts to kick-start Rhode Island’s sluggish economy and brighten the state’s public image, there’s one ongoing, dramatic event in Providence that’s a visible success on a monumental scale – WaterFire. more
Aquidneck Land Trust has acquired a perpetual conservation easement from the Randall family on 10.65 acres of land on Newport’s Berkeley Avenue, the land trust announced Wednesday. more
WASHINGTON – Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and his Massachusetts counterpart, Martha Coakley, this month joined a letter urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to adopt a newly proposed rule for reducing air pollution from passenger cars and trucks. more
The oral history of the Narragansett Indian Tribe and research being done by scientists at the University of Rhode Island have intersected in a project exploring a submerged ancient landscape in the area of Greenwich Bay, along routes that reach to the shores of the Ocean State and eventually into the Atlantic Ocean. more
In an effort to prevent damages from future storm and flood events in Rhode Island, as well as other states affected by Hurricane Sandy, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will provide up to $124.8 million in Emergency Watershed Protection Program-Floodplain Easement funding. more
There probably won’t be another round of heat waves in the eastern U.S. and Canada for the next two weeks, keeping spikes in energy demand to a minimum, said Matt Rogers, president of Commodity Weather Group LLC. more
The escalating international concern about climate change puts the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography square in the middle of the discussion. Bruce Corliss was named dean of the school after an international search and was heralded as having just the right combination of an outstanding record in research and education in oceanography, as well as highly regarded management experience in academia. Corliss began as GSO’s dean in September 2012 and discusses what he’s discovered so far and his vision for the future. more
The first children’s-jewelry safety scare involved lead. more
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