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Natural Resources
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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
An 18-acre parcel stretching from West Main Road to Dundery Brook has been permanently protected, expanding the Bumblebee Preserve, according to The Nature Conservancy. more
When it comes to being environmentally friendly, Rhode Islanders care most about gardening, according to a survey by SaveOnEnergy.com, which provides consumers with information about energy plans. more
Kathryn Markey Lundgren, an aquatic diagnostic technician at Roger Williams University's Center for Economic and Environmental Development, has just accepted a new position at the USDA Agriculture Research Service at the University of Rhode Island … more
Rhode Island is still one of the top states for energy efficiency, but it slipped a spot to fourth place this year in the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. more
The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded $225,000 in funding for habitat restoration projects throughout the state through its R.I. Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund. more
Shellfish and movie theaters. In a nutshell that sums up this year's recipients of the Rhode Island Innovation Fellowships, or "genius" grants, but in reality the projects are much more involved. John Haley, a naturalist and … more
The federal Environmental Protection Agency is making grant money available through its healthy communities program for New England communities to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health and improve the quality of life. more
More than $1.6 million in federal funding has been awarded to the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program to help protect coastal and marine resources. more
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