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Rhode Island will receive more than $2.7 million to clean up properties in Pawtucket, Providence and Westerly that have been designated “brownfields,” where expansion or redevelopment is prevented due to hazardous pollutants or contaminants, the state’s congressional delegation announced Wednesday. more
The publicly congenial competition between Rhode Island’s Deepwater Wind and Massachusetts’ Cape Wind to launch the first U.S. offshore wind farm and attract spinoffs is intensifying as both energy companies flaunt contracts for the production of wind turbines. more
When it rains, some people aren’t content to just let all that water fall to earth – they’re collecting it in rain barrels. more
Toymaker Hasbro Inc. was one of two New England companies recognized for corporate efforts to reduce greenhouse gasses by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the third annual Climate Leadership Awards. more
Rhode Island has a new job certification for a “renewable energy professional,” intended as a step toward making the state more attractive to businesses in the energy sector. more
National Grid announced Wednesday that it will extend its multimillion dollar Interstate Reliability Project into Massachusetts with the construction of a 15.4-mile electric transmission line in the towns of Mullbury, Sutton, Northbridge, Uxbridge and Millville. more
It seems natural in the Ocean State that engineering companies and university researchers would sooner or later zero in on the mission to harvest energy from waves in the sea. more
Alstom SA CEO Patrick Kron called on the French government to back a $17 billion offer by U.S. rival General Electric Co. for its energy units, saying uncertainty about his company’s future is making it difficult to win orders. more
Inland Fishes of Rhode Island, a book depicting more than 70 species of fish found in Rhode Island’s ponds, streams and rivers, is available for purchase at R.I. Department of Environmental Management offices in Providence and South Kingstown. more
The Coastal Institute at the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay campus will be adding climate-change information targeted specifically to businesses on its website, said institute Director Judith Swift. more
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