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The Conservation Law Foundation filed a lawsuit Monday against the owners and operators of Rhode Island’s Central Landfill in Johnston for violations of the Clean Air Act. more
Rhode Island has joined seven other states, including Massachusetts and Connecticut, in petitioning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to require states upwind of the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions to reduce air pollution generated within their borders. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee is scheduled to go underground in a small cage elevator Tuesday to get a close-up view of progress on the Narragansett Bay Commission’s $1 billion Combined Sewer Overflow Project. more
U.S. emissions of methane - a greenhouse gas - are probably 50 percent higher than current estimates show, according to a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. more
The New England Clean Energy Council has named The NanoSteel Co. Inc. its Emerging Company of the Year, the company announced Friday. more
National Grid’s energy efficiency programs generated the equivalent of 528 full-time jobs in Rhode Island last year and led to $27 million in statewide economic impact, according to a study conducted by the New England Clean Energy Council. more
Rhode Island College will hold its fall 2013 Green Business Forum on Thursday, Nov. 14, the school announced Tuesday. more
With U.S. sales of plug-in electric vehicles on pace to reach half of President Barack Obama’s goal, regulators are following customers and automakers to vehicles powered by other fuels, from hydrogen to diesel. more
As he was celebrating the completion Wednesday of a 8,500-panel solar array in Quonset Business Park, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced that Rhode Island has joined the New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership, a regional effort to reduce non-hardware or “soft” costs of photovoltaic solar electricity systems. more
Massachusetts was named the most energy-efficient state for the third year in a row, according to the seventh State Energy Efficiency Scorecard produced by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. more
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