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Natural Resources
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A $194,800 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grant has been awarded to Clean Bays to remove marine debris from the Seekonk and Providence rivers and upper Narragansett Bay. more
Tuesday was the day that the United States “busted its annual ecological budget,” using more resources and services than U.S. ecosystems can regenerate within the full year, according to the Global Footprint Network. more
Save The Bay is accepting nominations through April 17 for its 2015 environmental awards, the Environmental Achievement Award and the Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy. more
The eighth annual Rhode Island Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program will be held July 31 at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy building, 7 Greenhouse Road, and at the Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, 120 Flagg Road. 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
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 federal government and the R.I. Department of Transportation have signed a consent decree that commits the state agency to spend $111.9 million over 10 years to reduce the flow of pollutants into the state’s bodies of water through stormwater systems. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth expects to break ground on Oct. 23 for a $55 million expansion of its School for Marine Science and Technology in New Bedford. more
High winds and expensive electricity make Block Island a good site for the first U.S. offshore wind farm. For the same reasons, Long Island may be next. more
Michael Polsky, CEO of Invenergy LLC, a Chicago-based power generation and energy storage developer, owner and operator, will join Gov. Gina M. Raimondo at the Statehouse on Tuesday to announce his company’s plans for an energy-production facility in Burrillville. more
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