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The Burrillville Town Council has publicly denounced legislation that would require local approval for any tax agreement negotiated between local lawmakers and developers of a proposed power plant in the town. more
Eleanor Langham was appointed the new executive director of Coggeshall Farm Museum by the organization’s board of directors in an announcement on Thursday. more
A total of 1.5 percent of Rhode Island homes, or 4,853, are at risk of being underwater due to sea level rise, according to a recent analysis by Zillow. more
Exxon Mobil Corp.’s battle with New York and Massachusetts over their probes into the company’s use of climate change data is heating up, and a key element of the national dispute is now in the hands of a Texas judge. more
Environmentalists rejoiced on Wednesday when the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court said it is unlawful for state energy regulators to approve long-term, ratepayer-backed contracts with energy distribution companies to pay for natural gas pipeline expansion. more
Using sonar and other tools, researchers and University of Rhode Island students are mapping the Atlantic Ocean floor to measure changes after Hurricane Sandy. more
Isaac Ginis, an internationally renowned hurricane expert, is a professor at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. Ginis, who was the first scientist to show the role the ocean plays in the path and intensity of hurricanes, talks with Providence Business News about his research and the 2016 hurricane season. more
Hermine, the first hurricane to hit Florida since 2005, has weakened, but is still expected to make an impact in Rhode Island. more
PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit on Sept. 6 announced that the state has filed a lawsuit against gasoline manufacturers to recover expenses associated with … more
LINCOLN – Representatives of the town and Southern Sky Renewable Energy are drafting an agreement that would allow the town to participate in a solar-powered system to save money on its monthly electrical bill. Over 25 years, the town is … more
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