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GOING GREEN: By donating used frying oil to the soon-to-open Newport Diesel, The Mooring Seafood Kitchen & Bar saves $125 per week that it once spent on waste management. /

Restaurant group goes ‘green’

If being “green” or environmentally responsible were a war that restaurants were preparing to wage, Newport Restaurant Group would be making plans for both...

TPI: Local operations not affected<br> by company’s expansion elsewhere

Three months after announcing major expansion and new construction of manufacturing facilities in Mexico and China, TPI Composites is scouting a location for a...

Warwick is only R.I. city to join EPA energy effort

WARWICK – The City of Warwick is one of 30 New England communities – and the only one in Rhode Island – to join...

Recovering your costs for a property cleanup

If you or your company are unfortunate enough to be named by the government environmental watchdogs as a potentially responsibly party or “PRP” in...
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed announced grants to Rhode Island to help the homeless and help clean up Narragansett Bay. /

Reed announces social service, <br>environmental grants

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jack Reed today announced nearly $500,000 worth of federal grants to benefit the homeless in Rhode Island, as well as...
THE DAIRY FARM, owned by the same family for more than a century, uses sand bedding in the free-stall barn where its 130-head herd of cows is housed. /

Wright’s Farm named top dairy in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced yesterday that Wright’s Dairy Farm of North Smithfield has been named the 2007 Outstanding Dairy...

Mass. landscape preservation series<br> adds guide to public-private partnerships

BOSTON – Preserving historic landscapes through the use of public-private partnerships is the subject of a new publication from the Office of Cultural Resources...

NSTAR going green<br> with wind-power option

BOSTON – NSTAR Electric yesterday announced a new program for customers who wish to support renewable energy and reduce their impact on the environment....

Warwick joins EPA initiative for energy efficiency

WARWICK – The City of Warwick is one of 30 New England communities, and the only one in Rhode Island, to join a U.S....
NATIONWIDE, the average price of unleaded regular in the July 23 AAA survey was $3.009 per gallon, 5 cents higher than in Rhode Island. Above, Marguerite Baber pumps gas at a station in San Francisco. /

AAA: R.I. gas prices fall 2¢ to $2.959

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island gasoline prices fell over the past week, after rising for the previous two weeks, according to AAA Southern New England.AAA’s...
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