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The Rhode Island chapter of the American Planning Association has recognized 10 people, organizations or projects for outstanding contributions to planning. more
More than $815,000 in grants will fund 11 projects intended to protect and restore water quality in the Narragansett Bay watershed. more
The federal Environmental Protection Agency is seeking requests for initial proposals for the Southeast New England Program for coastal watershed restoration. more
Anthony Baro, managing principal and founder of PowerDocks LLC, talks about the new business, which offers modular, moored and free-floating autonomous marine platforms powered by renewable energy that are designed to power equipment, store power, charge electrical equipment and facilitate operational functions in off-coastal marine regions. more
Hugh Fisher, owner of Warwick-based h.a. Fisher Homes, discusses his company’s recent donation of land for open space near Warwick’s Rocky Point Park. more
Offshore wind companies need to install 500 megawatts annually for the next 15 years for the technology to make economic sense in the U.S., according to Dong Energy A/S, the world’s biggest developer of sea-based turbines. more
Lincoln Woods State Park, with nearly 1 million in visitors each year, will receive a new “green” pavilion as part of a $5.3 million project. more
All across New England we keep seeing the same thing: rivers, ponds, and even coastal water showing signs of stress and decline due to excess nutrients and other pollutants that are deposited directly into waterbodies when stormwater flows after storms. more
As of today, 1 percent of the food consumed in Rhode Island is produced here. But advocates of the locally sourced food movement want that percentage to grow significantly over the next four decades. Rhode Island is a little small to … more
No matter how often the U.S. is hit with storms, wildfires and other natural disasters, cities and states remain poorly prepared. more
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