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Environment
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State beaches in South County will be open weekends from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. starting Saturday, according to the state Department of Environmental Management. more
The CEO of Deepwater Wind LLC, the company behind the Block Island Wind Farm, told NPR that the New Bedford marine commerce terminal remains a wise investment, even as Cape Wind, which was supposed to be its major tenant, has ended its lease there. more
Leo Pollock talks about how The Compost Plant helps recycle food waste. more
The tantalizing promise of offshore wind energy as a growth industry for Rhode Island was again touted by state leaders last week, as several dozen employees at a marine fabrication company in North Kingstown started work on components of the Block … more
(Updated 2:40 p.m.) Initial construction activities for the Block Island Wind Farm have begun, the company launching the five-turbine farm announced Monday. more
Requiring utility customers to pay charges beyond the cost of the service they are paying for can be problematic. Too many individuals and businesses find themselves just barely making ends meet. But one such program is returning both … more
Christopher Morra paid about $750 a month just to keep the lights on at his East Providence business until 2014, when he finished installing about 200 solar panels atop his roof. Now, paying next to nothing for electricity, Morra says his big-ticket … more
Green-building techniques have become so common in commercial construction that they almost are an expectation for companies who relocate or expand into new offices. Executives at several companies operating in Rhode Island said the … more
A new National Park Service report shows that 51,523 visitors to the Roger Williams National Memorial spent $2.9 million in the state last year, a 7.4 percent increase over 2013. more
A pre-packaged water system that removes arsenic and other toxic chemicals and a Web-based address book that updates itself as contacts change their information are two of the seven finalists selected in the 2015 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition. more
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