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Natural Resources
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Starting Feb. 1, two University of Rhode Island graduates who received master’s degrees in marine affairs will spend a year working on ocean and coastal policy issues in Washington, D.C. more
WESTPORT – Animals are being reintroduced to a tenant farm where police and animal-control officers in July removed more than 1,000 animals living in deplorable, unsanitary conditions, The Herald News reported last month. Some residents … more
Farm Fresh Rhode Island is one of 20 organizations chosen by Newman’s Own Foundation to participate in its #GivingTuesday Match Challenge, which will match up to $10,000 in donations made by Nov. 29 to the Pawtucket-based organization through a CrowdRise website appeal. more
SOMERSET — A $7 million project expansion and investment by Horner Millwork includes a 1½-megawatt solar system that will generate enough savings to nearly pay for the company's full electricity needs, The Herald News reported Nov. 13. … more
BRISTOL – Roger Williams University is now enrolling students for Applied Shellfish Farming, the university announced Jan. 2. A noncredit course offered during the winter/spring semester, it teaches aspiring shellfish farmers and … more
An area off the coast of New York designated for offshore wind farms has the potential to generate almost as much electricity as a nuclear power plant. more
PROVIDENCE – More wind power is coming to the state's largest wastewater treatment plant, and to Rhode Island. The Narragansett Bay Commission recently agreed to begin negotiations to buy three wind turbines that are under construction in … more
BURRILLVILLE – While the state Energy Facility Siting Board is busy considering a proposal for a new natural gas power plant here, there has been little movement on the project with local officials. Invenergy Thermal Development LLC of … more
WASHINGTON – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association fisheries research vessel Henry B. Bigelow will be permanently homeported in Newport, Sen. Jack Reed announced April 12. The 209-foot, $54 million ship supports NOAA's mission … more
"Just don't call me Bubba!" laughed Jarvis Green as our radio interview began. The former New England Patriots defensive end was deflecting – not footballs, but a movie reference. In "Forrest Gump," Forrest makes a plan to go into the shrimp … more
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