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Natural Resources

Legislative loss could hurt RIPA plans

Gov. Donald L. Carcieri’s failed effort this year to create a R.I. Power Authority to finance the development and purchasing of power from wind,...

Advice: When the EPA comes knocking

Surprise inspections by either the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or state environmental agencies may not be as frequent as in past years. However, it...

River council recognized as a ‘champion’

Citizens Bank of Rhode Island and NBC 10 last week named the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council as its 2007 third-quarter “Champion in Action” in...

EPA sampling reservoirs in Rhode Island

Scientists from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s New England Regional Laboratory sampled three reservoirs in Rhode Island last week, starting last Wednesday, as part...
A DEM grant of $56,250 is helping the East Providence Harbormaster purchase a pumpout boat like this one to help keep Narragansett Bay clean. /

DEM grant helps East Providence clean the Bay

EAST PROVIDENCE – The East Providence Harbor Department has received a $56,725 R.I. Department of Environmental Management grant to purchase a 23-foot pumpout boat....

Gasoline prices rise by 4 cents

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island gasoline prices rose an average of 4 cents per gallon over the past week, the second consecutive week of a...

A wind powerhouse in Attleboro?

Taking on a major obstacle to mass adoption of wind energy, a startup company based in Attleboro is working to develop a system that...

Sound Session creator aims <br>for international renown

Providence leaders have come to recognize the arts as an important economic engine for the city. One key player in raising the arts community’s...

New England homes show energy leadership

BOSTON - New England states were among the leaders in building new single-family homes that earn the government’s Energy Star rating for energy efficiency,...

National Grid offering gas efficiency program

WESTBOROUGH, MASS. – National Grid’s Rhode Island natural gas customers now have energy efficiency programs similar to those that the utility7 has had in...

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