Updated March 30 at 6:25pm
Natural Resources
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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Wednesday set a new clean energy goal for the state, calling for 1,000 megawatts of renewable energy generation by 2020. more
Arnold Abatecola has always been drawn to what he called "futuristic stuff." The 79-year-old retired stonemason, who moved from Italy to Providence 60 years ago, says he was the first person in the Silver Lake neighborhood to install a … more
The city has acquired 3.5 acres of land at Passeonkquis Cove, to be preserved as open space, Mayor Scott Avedisian announced recently. more
SESA, makers of transportation messaging technologies, just tested and commissioned several solar-powered weigh-station signs in New Hampshire. more
More than 50 individuals and organizations have sent comments and critiques this month to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which has unveiled a $58.6 million plan to elevate structures in four Rhode Island communities threatened by coastal sea rise. more
(With updates throughout the day) The National Weather Service said a blizzard warning is in effect until 8 p.m. in Southeastern Providence County and Eastern Massachusetts. more
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 first for Providence, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has created a Capital Improvement Plan that outlines and prioritizes $122.4 million in expenditures the city would make in its public works, public property, and parks and recreation departments. more
THE reality of oceanfront living in Rhode Island is a mixture of rain, wind, ice, snow and storm surge, depending on the season. This, and the fact that so many properties are now impacted by potential flooding, has created a subset of … more
Mission: To protect birds, other wildlife and their habitat through conservation, education and advocacy for the benefit of people and all living things. Year founded: 1897 Executive director: Lawrence J. F. Taft … more
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