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New England's rugged, iconic beauty is a key economic driver for our entire region. In the six states, the Outdoor Industry Association reports that the outdoor-recreation industry generates a total of $28.8 billion in consumer spending, creating … more
Robert Fitzpatrick has been president of the all-volunteer nonprofit Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy in Providence since January 2014. A lifelong resident of Providence, he also is a 25-year veteran of the Providence Police Department. Here he discusses the conservancy’s challenges and assets. more
The Audubon Society of Rhode Island earlier this month honored FM Global as its Business of the Year, awarded because of its “leadership in applying environmentally sound and innovative practices to its day-to-day business operations.” more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker last week said a Taunton project is among nine statewide targeting water pollution from stormwater runoff and erosion that have been recommended for more than $1.28 million in federal grants. "It is vitally … 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
Rhode Island’s largest electric utility estimates customers could see a 7.5 to 8 percent reduction in their monthly electricity bills this winter thanks largely to a shift in its pricing model. 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
The battle to build natural gas pipelines in the post-Keystone XL world has moved from the hearing room into the streets. more
PROVIDENCE – New fees proposed by National Grid on wind and solar systems are raising the ire of renewable energy developers and advocates, according to ecoRI News. National Grid says the fees would offset costs of running and improving … more
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