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THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF Interior supported 774 jobs in fiscal 2018.

Department of the Interior reports economic impact in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Department of the Interior supported 774 jobs and had an economic output of $62.3 million in Rhode Island fiscal 2018,...
RHODE ISLAND gas prices declined 1 cent this week to $2.49 per gallon. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/AKOS STILLER

R.I. gas prices dip 1 cent this week

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island declined 1 cent this week to $2.49 per gallon, 15 cents...
THE DEM is seeking school to participate in a free program to remove and dispose of banned or unwanted laboratory chemicals.

DEM seeks schools for free laboratory chemical removal program

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management said Friday that is seeking more schools to participate in a program to remove and dispose...
THE AVERAGE PRICE of gas in Rhode Island remained unchanged at $2.50 per gallon this week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Gas prices remain level in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island remained unchanged from one week prior at $2.50 per gallon, 15...
THE GOVERNOR of Pennsylvania signed orders to prepare the state to participate int he Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative program. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

One of America’s top coal states is joining RGGI

NEW YORK – Pennsylvania, the heart of the United States shale-gas boom and one of the biggest coal-producing states, is joining a carbon market.Gov....

OER study examining alternate sites for solar panels

PROVIDENCE – A study commissioned by the R.I. Office of Energy Resources is looking for brownfields, parking lots, landfills, quarries and rooftops suitable for...
THE AVERAGE price of gas in Rhode Island was $2.50 per gallon this week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/AKOS STILLER

R.I., Mass. gas prices dip 1 cent this week

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island declined 1 cent this week to $2.50 per gallon, 15 cents...

R.I.’s first community solar project opens in Burrillville

BURRILLVILLE – The R.I. Office of Energy Resources celebrated the start of operations for the state’s first community solar project under the Community Remote...
THE AVERAGE price of regular gas in Rhode Island increased 2 cents to $2.51 per gallon this week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/AKOS STILLER

R.I. gas prices increase 2 cents

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island increased 2 cents to $2.51 per gallon, 15 cents below the...
THE EPA has granted a combined $1.1 million to Rhode Island organizations to restore and conserve coastal ecosystems in the state. / COURTESY ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

EPA awards $1.1M to R.I. entities for coastal conservation and restoration

PROVIDENCE – Seven Rhode Island entities have been awarded a combined $1.1 million in federal grants to promote cleaner water and healthier coastal ecosystems,...
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