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(Updated 11:04 a.m.) A federal project to build a liquefied natural gas processing facility in Providence is not in the city’s best interest, said Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, in a statement released by his office. The mayor cited environmental concerns associated with hydraulic fracking, which he said is devastating communities located near the extraction sources of natural gas. more
Chef Walter Potenza is very familiar with the reign of central Italy that has suffered through a severe earthquake. He was born in a town about an hour east of the village of Amatrice that was virtually leveled when the quake struck. more
1 The role of Save The Bay includes environmental advocacy and education. How do you balance the two? Save The Bay's commitment to environmental education is strategic and reflects our belief that advocacy for the bay begins with education. … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has issued a statewide drought advisory based on findings and assessments from the state’s Drought Steering Committee. more
Environmentalists rejoiced on Wednesday when the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court said it is unlawful for state energy regulators to approve long-term, ratepayer-backed contracts with energy distribution companies to pay for natural gas pipeline expansion. more
The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission agreed Monday to spend up to $2 million to help the state finance construction of a pedestrian bridge over the Providence River to connect its development parcels. more
Providence is 2016’s worst city to retire, according to WalletHub’s latest study released Monday. more
Anna Jane Kocon knows she needs to produce a large number of white flowers throughout the growing season. Each wedding season the owner of Little State Flower Co. is inundated with requests for her locally grown flowers to supply what she … more
1 What about your professional life qualifies you to serve as one of the top energy officials in the state? What I hope to bring to this role is a really well-rounded perspective of all of the moving parts. … I have helped lead a company … more
The R.I. Infrastructure Bank on Thursday announced $17.2 million in financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in six Rhode Island communities. more
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