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Natural Resources
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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
National Grid on Monday announced its fiscal 2016 statewide infrastructure “safety and reliability” plan to improve its electric and natural gas systems, totaling an estimated $150 million. more
Rhode Island will soon have the country’s next national park. A project that has been decades in the making, the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park, now only needs the president’s signature. more
The American Wind Energy Association on Wednesday named Deepwater Wind LLC CEO Jeffrey Grybowski to its board of directors. more
Approximately 103 acres of land on Prudence Island known as the “Little Property” will be purchased with a $412,500 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to protect it from future development. more
Tracey M. Dalton, professor of marine affairs at the University of Rhode Island, is currently leading a study that examines the public's opinion about aquaculture in the Ocean State. Surveys were recently sent out to 1,400 Rhode Islanders in order … more
PROVIDENCE – Robert Ballard, professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island and world-renowned oceanic archaeologist, told the Rhode Island House last month that state funding is needed for the university's Graduate School of … more
Mark H. Goerner has spent most of his adult life as a commercial fisherman, but recently went out on his own. Now he’s learning firsthand the challenges associated with growing and harvesting … more
NEWPORT – The Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation last month announced a $100,000 campaign to restore the habitat for herons and other shoreline birds on the 17-acre island in Narragansett Bay, the Newport Daily News reported. more
Despite the growth of relatively inexpensive domestic supply, the price of natural gas for the generation of electricity has been spiking in New England, thanks to a supply bottleneck leading into … more
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