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The Department of Environmental Management said that farm viability grants totaling $255,543 have been awarded for projects that will enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island. more
Tracey M. Dalton, professor of marine affairs at the University of Rhode Island, is currently leading a study that examines the public's opinion about aquaculture in the Ocean State. Surveys were recently sent out to 1,400 Rhode Islanders in order … more
If you’re looking for a summer road trip destination, Oregon is the top spot. more
Paul Roberti of the R.I. Public Utilities Commission has been reappointed as a member of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Electricity Advisory Committee. 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
PROVIDENCE – Robert Ballard, professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island and world-renowned oceanic archaeologist, told the Rhode Island House last month that state funding is needed for the university's Graduate School of … more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Rhode Island $1 million for three state cleanup projects. 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
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