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Natural Resources

Keep the pressure on for R.I. wind energy

It is baffling that the Massachusetts wind energy project is meeting such a strong, well, headwind.The project, which could supply 75 percent of the...
CLEAN THE BAY staffer Dave Tobler removes debris during the cleanup last Monday. /

Out of the water, at long last

Volunteers from five organizations worked together last Monday to remove a barge that had been grounded on the Providence Harbor shore since the Hurricane...

Providence Equity completes sale of BlueStone TV

PROVIDENCE – Providence Equity Group has completed its sale of Witchita, Kan.-based BlueStone TV Holdings Inc. to Bonten Media Group LLC and its affiliates....
NATIONWIDE, this week's average price for self-serve regular is $3.159 - 9 cents higher than in Rhode Island. Above, cars line up to pay $3.259  last week in Provo, Utah.  /

AAA: R.I. gas prices fall 2¢ to $3.069

PROVIDENCE – Gasoline prices in Rhode Island have fallen over the past week, after 15 consecutive weeks of price increases, according to a report...
SHOWCASING VEGGIES: Local 121 buys all its food from local farms and vendors, so it's fresh as can be. /

Restaurant keeps it local with all its food supplies

If Local 121 were “just any other restaurant,” said Tree Callanan, “I wouldn’t have become involved.” But Local 121, which opened last month in...

APC embraces challenge of reducing energy usage

Call it growing pains, although not in a conventional sense. As businesses rely more on tools driven by electricity and energy prices soar, the...

Report: 12-state ‘Clean Car’ effort<br> is stronger than U.S. plans

As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ponders whether to allow the 12-state Clean Car Program to move forward, a local advocacy group has issued...

Car emissions plan needs push for EPA

Rhode Island has more than a passing interest in ameliorating the impact of climate change. As the Ocean State, we would have a front...
INCREASING DEVELOPMENT in the Ocean State has added to the summertime strain of water use double what Rhode Islanders use in the winter. /

Healthy water supply promotes economic health

Rhode Islanders have long been blessed with abundant, clean and affordable water, but these water resources are starting to leak away. Our water is...
ROB AND LIBBY Armstrong take pride in the family tradition of Munroe Dairy but they also embrace innovation, such as setting up a company Web site. /

Historic Munroe Dairy has long family tradition

Twenty years ago, Rob Armstrong decided to paint one of his milk delivery trucks like a Holstein cow. When his grandfather saw the black-and-white...
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