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Natural Resources
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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
When it comes to being environmentally friendly, Rhode Islanders care most about gardening, according to a survey by SaveOnEnergy.com, which provides consumers with information about energy plans. more
The demise of Massachusetts energy company Cape Wind LLC earlier this year raised serious questions about the future of offshore wind in the United States. But the momentum Cape Wind helped spur for more than a decade could be picking up … more
The outlook for U.S. natural gas’s recovery got worse this week and you can blame the usual suspects: weather and record inventories. more
Office Recycling Solutions said it recently received industry recertifications, demonstrating that it is recycling electronics equipment according to the highest industry standards for environmental protection, worker health and safety, data privacy and facility security. more
The Baker-Polito administration recently announced that nearly $4 million in grants are being awarded to 80 cities, towns, regional groups and nonprofit organizations for recycling, composting and waste reduction. more
An interactive map shows that every Rhode Islander lives in a county affected by weather-related disasters, according to the Environment Rhode Island Research & Policy Center. more
TAUNTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last month announced $4,999,500 in federal funding to continue efforts of the Southeast New England Program for Coastal Watershed Restoration. Funding highlights include $1 million to the … more
Economists tend to see climate change as a big optimization problem: Weigh the potential costs of future disasters against the benefits of fossil-fueled economic growth, and find a price of carbon that will balance the two. Unfortunately, it’s an illusory goal. more
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