Natural Resources
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A shell disease that has long troubled the lobster industry in southern New England may be spreading north to Maine, the Boston Globe reported. more
As he was celebrating the completion Wednesday of a 8,500-panel solar array in Quonset Business Park, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced that Rhode Island has joined the New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership, a regional effort to reduce non-hardware or “soft” costs of photovoltaic solar electricity systems. more
NStar has applied to lower the cost of natural gas for its customers by 26.5 percent to about 39 cents per therm from nearly 53 cents per them, a company release reported. more
As the solar electric field at the former Forbes Street landfill nears completion, officials gathered Wednesday for a formal groundbreaking at the site, EastBayRI.com reported. more
The Corporation of Brown University determined it would not divest from investments in the mining or use of coal this past weekend, opting to advance teaching, research and sustainability at the university instead. more
“This is a very big year for us with the two projects,” Deepwater Wind CEO Jeff Grybowski told 700 participants in the opening session of the American Wind Energy Association’s Offshore Windpower 2013 Conference and Exhibition at the Rhode Island Convention Center, being held today and Wednesday. more
Rhode Island’s 2015 Wildlife Action Plan has been launched by the state’s Department of Environmental Management, setting in motion a review of issues related to conservation of wildlife and their habitats, as well as the related impacts of population growth and climate change, according to a July 30 DEM press release. more
The Conservation Law Foundation filed a lawsuit Monday against the owners and operators of Rhode Island’s Central Landfill in Johnston for violations of the Clean Air Act. more
As soon as this coming spring, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management could oversee the construction and deployment of three artificial reefs in Narragansett Bay. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee joined seven other governors Thursday in announcing an initiative to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the roads in their states by 2025. more
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