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Grants totaling $29,678 have been awarded to Portsmouth and the Watch Hill Fire District in Westerly by the state Department of Environmental Management to help fund the removal of abandoned vessels from town waters. more
The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank and the state’s Office of Energy Resources announced this week that they have begun a partnership with National Grid to provide free energy audits to municipalities, school districts and quasi-public state agencies. more
The University of Rhode Island is offering a new, more flexible master of oceanography degree aimed at connecting students with career development opportunities in industries such as fisheries, environmental management, shipping, port operations and the military. more
A former Smithfield resident bequeathed $6.8 million to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and The Nature Conservancy’s Rhode Island chapter for land and water conservation, the largest single donation in ASRI’s 117-year history. more
Using sonar and other tools, researchers and University of Rhode Island students are mapping the Atlantic Ocean floor to measure changes after Hurricane Sandy. more
Cherenzia Excavation Inc., of Westerly, will pay a penalty of $84,070 for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act and has taken steps to minimize emissions of hazardous air pollutants and visually test for dust under an agreement signed recently with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. more
Providence County has been designated as a primary natural disaster area due to losses caused by a recent drought, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday. more
More than $4.6 million has been awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for coastal watershed efforts in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 18th among the 50 largest metros in the country for its number of solar power systems installed last year. more
President Barack Obama Thursday is designating the first marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of New England, calling it the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. more
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