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Deepwater Wind’s five-turbine Block Island Wind Farm could get final approval on its federal permits in July, Michael Elliott, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project manager for the wind farm, told Providence Business News Friday. more
Two University of Rhode Island sophomores have won Ernest F. Hollings Scholarships from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the study of marine sciences. more
Mark H. Goerner has spent most of his adult life as a commercial fisherman, but recently went out on his own. Now he’s learning firsthand the challenges associated with growing and harvesting … more
Rhode Island’s largest utility company National Grid projects energy efficiency programs installed during 2014 could save about 3.3 million megawatt hours of electricity and 58 therms of natural gas in the next 10 to 13 years, according to an initial report. more
NEWPORT – The Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation last month announced a $100,000 campaign to restore the habitat for herons and other shoreline birds on the 17-acre island in Narragansett Bay, the Newport Daily News reported. more
True to the old saying, March came in like a lion with up to seven inches of snow falling in some parts of Rhode Island Sunday night into Monday morning, prompting more rounds of cancellations and delays. more
With Cape Wind Associates LLC's massive wind-energy project off Massachusetts derailed – at least for now – Rhode Island's Deepwater Wind LLC may have the race won to build the first U.S. … more
Despite the growth of relatively inexpensive domestic supply, the price of natural gas for the generation of electricity has been spiking in New England, thanks to a supply bottleneck leading into … more
ATLANTA – Aquaculture businesses and private nonprofits in certain Rhode Island and Massachusetts counties are now eligible to receive economic-injury disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration as a result of the below-average ocean temperatures and “excessive ice” this past winter. more
The federal Environmental Protection Agency is accepting nominations for its 2015 Environmental Merit Awards, which will recognize environmental achievements during the past year. more
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