Sunday, December 5, 2021


Natural Resources

Cumberland trucking firm to be sentenced May 19

The sentencing of Cumberland-based Berkeley Transportation Co. has been set for May 19, the U.S. attorney’s office said. The company last year agreed to plead...

AAA: R.I. gasoline prices rise <br>6 cents, to $2.39 per gallon

Rhode Island gasoline prices rose an average of 6 cents per gallon over the past week, to the same level as a year ago,...

Audubon Society holds Earth Day essay, art contest

The Audubon Society of Rhode Island is inviting students in grades 4 to 12 to participate in a contest in celebration of Earth Day...

U.S. industrial output dips 0.5 percent in Jan.

WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production last month dipped 0.5 percent, to 111.9 points (2002 = 100) erasing December’s revised gains of 0.5 percent, the...

Recycler to pay $107,000 to settle pollution charges

PROVIDENCE – N.E. Environmental Services Inc. has paid $30,000 into the state’s environmental response fund, and agreed to pay an additional $77,250 to the...

AAA: R.I. gas prices steady at $2.179/gallon

Rhode Island gasoline prices last week held steady after straight week of declines, according to AAA Southern New England. AAA’s Feb. 12 survey of...

Coalition: R.I. needs statewide water management

One in a series of stories about Rhode Island's potential water crisis. An alliance led by environmental groups is urging Rhode Island leaders to develop...

Greenhouse gas pact expected to raise energy costs<br><i>But R.I. can use...

Gov. Donald L. Carcieri's decision to have Rhode Island join a regional effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions will cost the owners of the...

URI department among most productive in field

KINGSTON VILLAGE – The 2005 Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index has ranked the University of Rhode Island's department of environmental and natural resource economics the...

Low-cost and easy-to-use radon tests can save lives

Each year, nearly 20,000 people die across the country from lung cancer caused by exposure to radon. A common, but completely avoidable, way people...

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