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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
(Updated 12:48 p.m.) Rhode Island Hospital, a Lifespan hospital, Tuesday submitted a Certificate of Need to the R.I. Department of Health, seeking approval to build a 31-bed obstetrics unit. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced on Thursday a new performance goal to expand economic opportunity by doubling the Minority Business Enterprise utilization rate for state contracts by 2020. more
Rhode Island’s top attorney on Friday joined several others from across the country in urging President-elect Donald J. Trump to defend the Clean Power Plan, a federal rule that limits emissions produced by power plants. more
The Massachusetts Commercial Food Waste Ban has created more than 900 jobs and stimulated $175 million in economic activity across the state during its first two years of implementation, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection said last week. 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
The $7.7 billion Rhode Island pension fund will join shareholders of energy companies ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil, Chevron and Devon Energy in co-filing proposals requiring the corporations to disclose their lobbying activities, R.I. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner said Monday. more
In an ongoing effort to improve the business licensing experience in Providence, the city has unveiled a new “licensing kiosk,” designed to streamline the process. more
Democratic House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello narrowly won re-election Thursday, following a count of absentee ballots in his Cranston district race, although the contest may not be over yet. more
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