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Environment
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CRANSTON – To the dismay of open-space advocates, the City Council recently approved a key zoning exemption that opens the door for construction of the state's largest solar array. The zoning measure, put forth by Mayor Allan Fung, passed … more
A decade after Katrina, former New York Times journalist traces New Orleans' comeback. Simon & Schuster ISBN 9781451692228 | $27 more
The University of Massachusetts Foundation said it is divesting from direct investments in coal companies, continuing UMass’ focus on climate change issues. more
The Hope Street Merchants Association, along with industrial designer Jonathan Harris, recently unveiled a plan to install solar-powered street lamps along Hope Street. more
Amy Chauvin, director of operations for Acopia Harvest International in Central Falls, talks with Providence Business News about the company, which develops hydroponics technology to make growing produce manageable and affordable. more
The state of Rhode Island has received $18.2 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help fund improvements to water projects to protect public health and the environment. more
It’s never too early to start preparing for the winter season, according to the R.I. Emergency Management Agency and the governor. more
BURRILLVILLE – The Conservation Law Foundation says the natural gas-fired power plant proposed here would hinder Rhode Island's greenhouse-gas reduction goals, according to ecoRI News. Established in 2014, the Resilient Rhode Island Act … more
Kathryn Markey Lundgren, an aquatic diagnostic technician at Roger Williams University's Center for Economic and Environmental Development, has just accepted a new position at the USDA Agriculture Research Service at the University of Rhode Island … more
An 18-acre parcel stretching from West Main Road to Dundery Brook has been permanently protected, expanding the Bumblebee Preserve, according to The Nature Conservancy. more
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