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Natural Resources
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Rhode Island will receive a $497,265 state wildlife grant to preserve the state’s wildlife and their habitats, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said this week. more
WASHINGTON – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association fisheries research vessel Henry B. Bigelow will be permanently homeported in Newport, Sen. Jack Reed announced April 12. The 209-foot, $54 million ship supports NOAA's mission … more
More than $1.2 million in federal grants to help the R.I. Department of Environmental Management and the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank clean up brownfield sites was awarded last week by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields Program. more
"Just don't call me Bubba!" laughed Jarvis Green as our radio interview began. The former New England Patriots defensive end was deflecting – not footballs, but a movie reference. In "Forrest Gump," Forrest makes a plan to go into the shrimp … more
Horticulturalist Jayne Merner Senecal grew up on the organic Earth Care Farm in Charlestown, and now operates a garden installation and maintenance business that incorporates native plantings. She spoke with the Providence Business News about her business and approach. more
ESS Group Inc. has been awarded a five-year, $31.8 million contract with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to serve as one of its prime contractors to provide technical and administrative support for the agency’s National Aquatic Resource Surveys program. more
The emergence of Rhode Island as a haven for chefs and farm-to-table restaurants has contributed to steady growth for Hopkins Southdowns. The sheep farm, in North Scituate, is spread out over 40 acres and has been in the Hopkins family for … more
State regulators on Thursday voted down two motions to dismiss Invenergy LLC’s request to build a controversial gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, and signaled a final decision isn't likely coming any time soon. more
Good news for ratepayers. New Englanders could pay less to keep the lights on in three years. more
President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget could devastate some coastline programming in the Ocean State. more
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