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Natural Resources
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Governor-elect Gina M. Raimondo said she will reappoint Janet L. Coit as director of the state Department of Environmental Management, and will submit her name to the Senate next month for reconfirmation. more
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Interior Department is planning the nation’s largest competitive auction for offshore wind projects, 742,000 acres off Massachusetts that may generate as much as 5 gigawatts of electricity, Bloomberg News reported last week. more
Capt. Thomas McGinn, owner of Providence River Boat Co., knows the shallow waters of the upper Providence River as well as anyone. more
Deepwater Wind has selected Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. to construct the steel jacket foundations for the Block Island Wind Farm, with help from a North Kingstown company. more
The Burrillville Land Trust will celebrate the acquisition of 75 acres with a hike to the property on Nov. 7. The public is invited. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is expected to announce a $500,000 grant to the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative to help address energy efficiency, weatherization and indoor air quality issues in homes of low-income families in Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island is one of the most energy efficient states, tying with Oregon and Vermont for the No. 3 spot on a State Energy Efficiency Scorecard released on Wednesday by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. more
Officials celebrated the state’s acquisition of Jerimoth Hill, Rhode Island’s highest point at 812 feet, on Wednesday morning. more
In recognition of the growing popularity of solar energy solutions, Admirals Bank is growing the programs it offers to both residential and commercial customers who are looking to finance such purchases. more
The organization charged with annual monitoring of Rhode Island’s environmental health shows that the state has become a national leader on environmental and climate change issues, but funding remains an issue, particularly in regard to beach testing. more
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