Updated January 26 at 10:26am
Natural Resources
66 results total, viewing 1 - 10
Local fishermen this year have had a tough time with a species of red seaweed, an algae, that looks like matted hair. The algae began to bloom and spread in May. more
The nonprofit Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released an analysis of Rhode Island’s budget outlook, saying that due to increased revenue and lower-than-anticipated expenditures, the state’s projected opening surplus for fiscal 2015 has been increased to approximately $8.8 million. more
Developers of the newly constructed, $113 million New Bedford marine terminal are optimistic about the future of wind energy and the facility itself, despite seeing Cape Wind – expected to be their first and largest tenant – recently lose two major electricity contracts. more
When charter-boat captain Steven Anderson takes a group of fishermen out from the Port of Galilee in Narragansett on his 31-foot boat Bare Bones, he takes a touch-screen tablet so he can record data about fluke, also called summer flounder. more
Cape Wind Associates LLC has reportedly signed a lease agreement with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to use an industrial terminal that the agency is building on the waterfront here, apparently for staging and assembly of Cape Wind’s 130-turbine wind turbine project in Nantucket Sound, the Boston Business Journal has reported. 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
The R.I. Commerce Corporation has approximately $800,000 in grants available to support projects that will increase Rhode Island’s competitiveness internationally in marine ecosystems research. 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 Rhode Island Foundation awarded $125,000 in grants to fund work on shoreline protection and the shellfish industry by the Coastal Resources Center at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography. more
Oil traders might see the 27 percent slide in global prices as a bear market. For U.S. consumers, it’s more like an early holiday gift. more
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 Next »