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Environment
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BURRILLVILLE – The first of three Rhode Island Energy Facility Siting Board public hearings for a proposed natural gas power plant lived up to expectations, as the contentious meeting lasted nearly four hours. Many opponents of the $700 … more
It may not be in common usage yet, but give net metering time. It will be. The term refers to what happens when an electricity customer installs a renewable-energy production facility that could end up generating more electricity than is … more
It may be spring, but parts of Northwestern Rhode Island could receive as much as 6 inches of snow today, and more snow may be headed this way for the weekend. more
Frank Romeo, president and CEO of BETA Group Inc., has been named the 2016 recipient of the Providence Engineering Society's Freeman Award. The award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated engineering excellence and advanced the … more
Rhode Island is no stranger to celebrations designed to boost local eateries and promote Ocean State fare. It was unusual, however, to see Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and her husband, Andy Moffit, front and center with the R.I. Department of Environmental … more
PROVIDENCE – The City Council is expected to take a hard look at a liquefied natural gas facility proposed for the waterfront. Council member Seth Yurdin said the project poses a threat to public health and safety, and is an … more
Construction has begun on new visitor facilities at George Washington Memorial Campground here. more
Rhode Island will receive a $497,265 state wildlife grant to preserve the state’s wildlife and their habitats, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said this week. more
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is evaluating a proposal for the first offshore wind project in California. more
Six weeks ago, TransCanada Corp. closed a deal to buy a power plant in Pennsylvania. The 704-megawatt Ironwood natural gas-fired power complex … more
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