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Race to cut carbon emissions splits U.S. states on nuclear

PROVIDENCE (AP) – As climate change pushes states in the U.S. to dramatically cut their use of fossil fuels, many are coming to the...

McKee touts strategy for downtown bus hub project in transportation forum

PROVIDENCE - Amid recent community debate over bike lanes and bus-hub improvements in the capital city, Gov. Daniel J. McKee is stressing the importance...

New report outlines ways to improve electric vehicle infrastructure in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Requiring 100% of state electricity to come from renewable sources will help incentivize the electric vehicle market and ensure the state’s fossil...

Complaint to EPA accuses Providence Water of discrimination in lead replacement...

PROVIDENCE – A group of local and national activism groups has accused Providence Water Supply Board of violating federal anti-discrimination laws for putting communities...

Report: R.I. has 5th-highest natural gas prices in the country

PROVIDENCE – Even before the recent wave of inflation drove up energy prices, Rhode Islanders were already paying more to heat their homes with...

WindWinRI student training program receives $175K DLT grant

NORTH KINGSTOWN – As plans for a slew of offshore wind arrays take shape across the region, the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce is...

Gas prices in R.I. tick down 2 cents, remain level in...

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island decreased 2 cents week to week to $3.37 per gallon, 8...

Can the buyer of Narragansett Electric handle offshore wind?

Connecting massive arrays of offshore wind turbines to the state electric grid is a complicated process, and some fear the corporation looking to buy...

Cod fishing limits to be slashed again, regulators say

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Fishing industry managers are recommending the already-diminished U.S. cod fishery face another reduction in catch limits. Cod fishing was once a...

R.I. gas prices dip slightly; 6 cents above national average

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island is down 1 cent from a week ago at $3.39 per...

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