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Natural Resources
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Environmentalists rejoiced Friday, as the state’s largest utility withdrew a proposal to use ratepayer-backed funds to pay for the expansion of natural-gas pipelines in Rhode Island. more
In a surprise turn of events, Invenergy Thermal Development LLC has secured an $18.4 million water-supply contract with Johnston, not Woonsocket. more
Today’s snowfall was just the beginning. 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
State and federal environmental agencies have agreed to a $32 million settlement with dozens of businesses, municipalities and federal agencies for costs to clean up a defunct hazardous-waste site in Lincoln and Cumberland. more
State and federal environmental agencies on Thursday filed two lawsuits in the U.S. District Court of Rhode Island seeking financial relief from dozens of businesses, municipalities and federal agencies it says are responsible for the costs to clean up a defunct hazardous-waste site in Lincoln and Cumberland. more
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
The historic Broadwall Farm, one of the last large unprotected farms in the state, has been purchased for $660,000 by the R.I. Department of Environmental Management in partnership with The Nature Conservancy. more
Invenergy Thermal Development LLC is courting Woonsocket city officials to sell it water so the company can cool generators at its much-debated, gas-fired power plant proposed for Burrillville. more
Anthony Baro, managing principal and founder of PowerDocks LLC, talks about the new business, which offers modular, moored and free-floating autonomous marine platforms powered by renewable energy that are designed to power equipment, store power, charge electrical equipment and facilitate operational functions in off-coastal marine regions. more
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