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NARRAGANSETT – A professor at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography is refuting claims that climate change is slowing the pace of the Gulf Stream. more
Sprague Operating Resources LLC, an energy company headquartered in Portsmouth, N.H., has agreed to pay $3.5 million in rent annually to Capital Properties Inc. in exchange for the use of Capital Properties’ million-barrel petroleum storage facility in East Providence. more
As debate and warnings about climate change swirl, some architects are creating Rhode Island buildings that incorporate elements to address what has turned out to be the most talked-about environmental issue of the 21st century. more
(Updated, July 10, 11:02 a.m.) Cape Wind Associates LLC has a tentative agreement to lease 14 acres at Quonset Business Park in North Kingstown as a staging area to build its planned 130-turbine windfarm off the coast of Massachusetts, the Quonset Development Corporation said Wednesday. more
Developers of the newly constructed, $113 million New Bedford marine terminal are optimistic about the future of wind energy and the facility itself, despite seeing Cape Wind – expected to be their first and largest tenant – recently lose two major electricity contracts. more
When charter-boat captain Steven Anderson takes a group of fishermen out from the Port of Galilee in Narragansett on his 31-foot boat Bare Bones, he takes a touch-screen tablet so he can record data about fluke, also called summer flounder. more
The Coastal Resources Management Council’s Ocean Special Area Management subcommittee unanimously voted Thursday to recommend approval of Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm at a meeting at the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay campus. more
The Coastal Institute at the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay campus will be adding climate-change information targeted specifically to businesses on its website, said institute Director Judith Swift. more
The cost to emit carbon dioxide in the U.S. Northeast rose by one-third this month after the region’s cap-and-trade program revised its rules to cut the supply of permits, Bloomberg News reported. more
Cape Wind Associates LLC has reportedly signed a lease agreement with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to use an industrial terminal that the agency is building on the waterfront here, apparently for staging and assembly of Cape Wind’s 130-turbine wind turbine project in Nantucket Sound, the Boston Business Journal has reported. more
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