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Natural Resources
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New England's rugged, iconic beauty is a key economic driver for our entire region. In the six states, the Outdoor Industry Association reports that the outdoor-recreation industry generates a total of $28.8 billion in consumer spending, creating … 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
A large European energy company has agreed to purchase the development rights for federal water off the Massachusetts coast, a site it estimates could accommodate more than 1,000 megawatts produced from offshore wind. more
The American recycling business is in the dumps. According to Dave Steiner, the CEO of Waste Management, America’s largest recycling company, the industry is experiencing a “national crisis,” with almost all of America’s 2,000 high-tech recycling facilities - including Steinert’s own - running in the red. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management, in partnership with R.I. Resource Recovery Corporation and the JR Vinagro Corp., has awarded 58 grants totaling $28,250 to organizers of local Earth Day cleanup projects. This grant … more
Robert Fitzpatrick has been president of the all-volunteer nonprofit Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy in Providence since January 2014. A lifelong resident of Providence, he also is a 25-year veteran of the Providence Police Department. Here he discusses the conservancy’s challenges and assets. more
Roberta J. Fagan says people are sometimes surprised to see her, a woman, jump out of an Anchor Fuel Inc. truck when she's out on a delivery on Aquidneck Island. But raised eyebrows and trade stereotypes have never deterred her from wanting … more
CVS Health Corp., National Grid, UnitedHealth Group and Schneider Electric all made Newsweek’s list of the top 500 green companies in the world. more
Lyn A. Spinella of Lincoln is the new executive director of the Rhode Island Farm Bureau. more
More than $1.35 million in federal funding through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Coastal Zone Management Program has been awarded for Rhode Island coastal management and protection, according to U.S. Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack F. Reed. more
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