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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
Nine Rhode Island high school students are winners in C-SPAN’s national 2015 StudentCam competition. more
The American recycling business is in the dumps. According to Dave Steiner, the CEO of Waste Management, America’s largest recycling company, the industry is experiencing a “national crisis,” with almost all of America’s 2,000 high-tech recycling facilities - including Steinert’s own - running in the red. more
The hurricane season started today and runs through Nov. 30, and the R.I. Emergency Management Agency is advising Rhode Islanders to prepare for it. more
Oil traders might see the 27 percent slide in global prices as a bear market. For U.S. consumers, it’s more like an early holiday gift. more
Officials celebrated the state’s acquisition of Jerimoth Hill, Rhode Island’s highest point at 812 feet, on Wednesday morning. more
More than $1 million in federal assistance has been delivered to Rhode Island to help cover the costs of the Jan. 26-28 severe winter storm that covered parts of the state in up to 3 feet of snow, said state and federal officials. more
Rhode Island has among the fewest properties at risk for hurricane storm surges, according to CoreLogic, which examined 19 states and the District of Columbia along the Atlantic and Gulf coastlines. more
Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation have announced a $125,000 challenge grant for Save The Bay, which will be used to create a public access pier in south Providence. more
State beaches in South County will be open weekends from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. starting Saturday, according to the state Department of Environmental Management. more
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