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Natural Resources

Five Questions With: Caroline Scanlan

Caroline Scanlan is the new urban and community forestry program coordinator at the Division of Forest Environment for the R.I. Department of Environmental Management....

Consumer Watchdog blasts insurance industry over fossil fuel investments

PROVIDENCE – While many in the insurance industry lament the impacts of global warming, the nation’s top insurance companies remain heavily invested in the...
GAS PRICES in Rhode Island and Massachusetts remained unchanged at an average price of $2.84 per gallon this week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

R.I., Mass. gas prices remain unchanged at $2.84 per gallon

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island remained unchanged this week at $2.84 per gallon, 5 cents below...

URI professor Corey Lang awarded $1M to study how people value...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Corey Lang, associate professor of environmental and natural resource economics at the University of Rhode Island, wants to know what value...

Science reveals dark side of wind power

Any solution to global warming will almost certainly rely on an expansion of renewable energy, reducing carbon dioxide emissions with clean solar or wind...

Deepwater Wind to be acquired for $510M

PROVIDENCE – Deepwater Wind LLC will be acquired by the Danish company Ørsted for $510 million, the two companies announced Oct. 8.Ørsted has entered...
PBN WAS NAMED Newspaper of the Year for the third time in the last six years by the New England Newspaper and Press Association on Thursday. It was also recognized with a Publick Occurrences Award for its three-part series titled "Rising Waters."

PBN named Newspaper of the Year, honored for climate change series

NATICK, Mass. – Providence Business News was named Newspaper of the Year for specialty publications in the New England Newspaper and Press Association’s 2018...
REGULAR GAS PRICES in Rhode Island held this week at $2.84 per gallon. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/AKOS STILLER

R.I. gas prices hold at $2.84 per gallon

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island remained unchanged this week at $2.84 per gallon, 7 cents blow...
DEEPWATER WIND will be sold to a danish wind-energy company for $510 million. / COURTESY DEEPWATER WIND

Deepwater Wind to be acquired for $510M

PROVIDENCE -  Deepwater Wind LLC will be acquired by the Danish company Ørsted for $510 million, the two companies announced Monday.Ørsted has entered into...

R.I. receives $508K grant to support wildlife conservation

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has received $508,136 in federal funding through the State Wildlife Grant Program, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced Sept....
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am