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City zoning board denies exemption for Providence asphalt company’s waterfront operations

PROVIDENCE – City zoning regulators were unconvinced that allowing a Providence asphalt company to continue illegal use of a section of city waterfront along...

City zoning board to decide if asphalt paving company can continue...

PROVIDENCE – You don’t need waterfront access to make asphalt. Yet for the last three years, a Providence paving contractor has rented a section of...

Unique solar agreement to provide power to 9 R.I. public housing...

PROVIDENCE – Nine Rhode Island public housing authorities are teaming up to get their electricity through off-site solar panels, in an agreement that project...

R.I. gas prices jump 9 cents

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gas in Rhode Island jumped 9 cents from last week to $3.18 per gallon, 10...

Report: 30% of state critical infrastructure at risk of failing in...

PROVIDENCE – A major flood could render inoperable nearly one-third of Rhode Island's hospitals, wastewater treatment plants, ports and other critical infrastructure, simultaneously making...

Report: Offshore wind supply chain worth $109B over 10 years

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – A group studying the economics of offshore wind energy in the United States says building and operating the nascent...

State energy regulators to begin final review of cable burial plans...

WARWICK – Developers of the Revolution Wind Farm are seeking to avoid the problems with undersea cables resurfacing that plagued Block Island. Unlike on Block...

Maritime logistics company opens offshore-wind hub in CIC Providence

PROVIDENCE – A Florida-based maritime logistics company is the latest in the burgeoning offshore wind industry to set up offices in Providence’s Innovation &...

Why climate change is making it harder to chase fall foliage

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Droughts that cause leaves to turn brown and wither before they can reach peak color. Heat waves prompting leaves to...

R.I., Mass. gas prices remain level from last week

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island remained level at $3.08 per gallon, 12 cents below the national...

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