Natural Resources

Agricultural program starts 5th year at URI

The University of Rhode Island Cooperative Extension and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Agriculture are launching the fifth year of the...

Mass. signs N.E. greenhouse pact; eyes turn to R.I.

BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick, speaking Thursday afternoon at the University of Massachusetts–Boston, has declared that Massachusetts has rejoined the Regional Greenhouse Gas...

Mass. to rejoin N.E. power-plant emissions pact

BOSTON – At a news conference this afternoon at the University of Massachusetts–Boston, Gov. Deval Patrick is expected to announce that Massachusetts will rejoin...

Mass. to sign N.E. greenhouse pact; eyes turn to R.I.

BOSTON – Gov. Deval Patrick, speaking this afternoon at the University of Massachusetts–Boston, has declared that Massachusetts has rejoined the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.Seven...

Ze-gen wins OK for New Bedford waste-to-gas test

BOSTON – The Mass. Department of Environmental Protection’s Solid Waste and Air Departments have issued conditional permits to Ze-gen for the construction of a...

OceanServer finds profits in low-cost unmanned subs

For 3 1/2 years, OceanServer Technology Inc. has been funding the research and development of unmanned miniature submarines by selling its line of lithium-ion...

Brown team developing a battery made of plastic

Imagine a flashlight powered by the energy stored within its plastic molding. If that sounds too unbelievable to be true, then you probably haven’t...

Pawtucket fights to keep trash transfer station out

In the last few years, Pawtucket has made no secret of its plans to reinvent itself. In an effort to shed its image as...

Restoration program marks 1.25 million lobsters

Lanny Dellinger, a full-time lobsterman since the early 1990s, said the best thing to come out of a recently completed six-year lobster restoration program,...

Resource Recovery wins award for battery recycling

Uniross, a rechargeable battery maker based in Woburn, Mass., has forged a partnership with the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corp. to help consumers recycle...
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