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ISO NEW ENGLAND released a fuel-security analysis that concludes that in winter months, the New England fuel supply will most likely increasingly rely on imported liquefied natural gas moving forward. / COURTESY ISO NEW ENGLAND

ISO New England report foresees fuel-security risks on the horizon

PROVIDENCE – ISO New England, the region’s independent electric-grid operator, released its Operational Fuel-Security Analysis report this week, showing fuel security will most likely...
DIGGING OUT: A truck clears sand off Atlantic Avenue in the Misquamicut community of Westerly following “Superstorm” Sandy in 2012. Today the town is still dredging 20,000 cubic yards of sand from Winnapaug Pond deposited there during the storm.  / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

The Ocean State has seen the damage storms can cause. So...

(Editor's note: This is the first of a three-part series exploring Rhode Island's vulnerability to coastal flooding and what businesses, property owners and local communities...
VISION OF THE FUTURE? Climate experts believe that between sea-level rise and the increasing frequency of powerful storms, larger portions of Rhode Island will face serious flooding in the coming years.  / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Climate change looks to bring water damage to more of R.I.

More than five years after “Superstorm” Sandy hit the Rhode Island coast, Westerly is still working at reversing some of the environmental damage that...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE has removed its winter storm warning for northern Rhode Island. A winter weather advisory remains in Providence and Kent counties. / COURTESY NWS

Update: NWS cancels winter storm warning for R.I., still warns snow...

PROVIDENCE - The National Weather Service rescinded its winter storm warning for northwestern Rhode Island as of 3:40 p.m. Tuesday, but a winter weather advisory...
PETER F. KILMARTIN is the state's top attorney. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Kilmartin denounces Invenergy power plant

PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin on Friday denounced a proposed power plant in Burrillville, saying it’s unneeded and bad for the economy...
NEW PLOT: Anthony Hollingshead, president of Swan Point Cemetery in Providence, in the new burial section, which opened in December offering more landscaping, modern monuments, open land and new options for the customer. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Historic Swan Point Cemetery expands

The final resting place of famed author H.P. Lovecraft and Rhode Island School of Design founder Helen Adelia Rowe Metcalf, Swan Point Cemetery, is...

Most-read stories of 2017, PBN.com

1 2017 40 Under Forty winners chosenPOSTED ONLINE: June 16Providence Business News has chosen the winners for its 13th 40 Under Forty program, to...
A BEAUTIFUL SIGHT? The proposal by the U.S. Department of the Interior to allow oil and gas drilling on all of the United States’ continental shelf – such as this rig off the coast of Long Beach, Calif. – has brought swift negative reactions, including from Rhode Island officials. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TIM RUE

Drilling off the coast is not 
a good idea for R.I....

When the Trump administration released plans to allow offshore drilling for oil and gas on 90 percent of the United States’ continental shelf, including...

NatGrid must
 adjust rates 
as taxes fall

The R.I. Public Utilities Commission has asked National Grid PLC to recalculate its rate request for gas and electricity delivery based on the drop...

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