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Natural Resources

HOOD MARINA in Portsmouth is to be transformed into an upscale 'marina village'   with 1,495 slips and 988 housing units. /

Blighted waterfront land to become marina village

O’Neill Properties Group, the owner of Portsmouth’s Carnegie Abbey Club, has bought 44.5 acres of “environmentally scarred” property along the town’s waterfront and plans...

URI connects students with scientists at sea

SMITHFIELD – The University of Rhode Island’s Office of Marine Programs has entered a partnership with the Smithfield schools to enable students to interact,...

RIC group to live in ‘experimental city’

PROVIDENCE – A new program at Rhode Island College enables students to earn college credits while living and working in an “experimental city” in...

ACLU intercedes in Champlin’s case

PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union jumped into the Champlin’s lawsuit against the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council this week, filing an “amicus...

Bush, Lula sign ethanol pact for energy security

SAO PAOLO, Brazil – President George W. Bush and Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva today agreed to share technology to develop...

Environmentalists, utility at odds over PUC rules

Three environmental groups – the Conservation Law Foundation, the Union of Concerned Scientists and Environment Rhode Island – yesterday blasted “National Grid’s attempt...
A CUSTOMER pumps gas at an Exxon station in Eugene, Ore., last month before fuel prices started heading back up. /

AAA: R.I. gas prices surge 17¢ to $2.499

PROVIDENCE – Gasoline prices in Rhode Island have surged 17 cents in the past week and 32 cents in the past three weeks, according...

Woonsocket lead program wins ‘green’ rating

WOONSOCKET – The city’s financial assistance program for lead-related repairs in older housing has won the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s highest...
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Tapping the power of biofuels

Though it has been virtually unavailable this winter, “bioheating” oil – a blend of diesel and oil refined from vegetable oil, recycled cooking grease...
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DEM seeks violator fine hikes

The R.I. Department of Environmental Management is seeking passage of several pieces of legislation that would substantially increase the potential penalties for environmental, hazardous-waste...
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