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Natural Resources
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Leo Pollock talks about how The Compost Plant helps recycle food waste. more
The typical approach to environmentalism involves finding ways for humans to live in harmony with nature. But what if that's wrong? What if our destiny is to leave nature behind? It's a radical idea, but it's worth a moment of reflection. A … more
Deepwater Wind LLC announced Monday the securing of more than $290 million in debt and equity financing for its five-turbine, 30-megawatt Block Island Wind Farm project. more
(Updated, 5:15 p.m. and 12:41 p.m.) National Grid on Thursday released details about a state program aimed at adding 160 megawatts of renewable energy into Rhode Island’s electric grid over the next five years. more
Rhode Island is turning up the dial on its renewable energy program. more
Rhode Island has ample reason to increase the amount of renewable energy it uses. Just talk to the 23 projects that recently were on the receiving end of $1.6 million in federal support to restore historic coastal sites damaged by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. more
A new initiative linking 12 northeastern states will help farmers and forest owners adapt to climate changes, according to the University of Rhode Island, which has a lead role. more
The Central Landfill – the final repository for much of Rhode Island’s trash – is filling up and costs are on the rise, which could mean higher fees for many state residents. more
Governor-elect Gina M. Raimondo said she will reappoint Janet L. Coit as director of the state Department of Environmental Management, and will submit her name to the Senate next month for reconfirmation. more
National Grid is proposing to reduce natural gas rates starting Nov. 1 with R.I. Public Utilities Commission permission, according to a press release from the company. more
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