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JANET COIT, director of the state Department of Environmental Management, said Rhode Island will use the nearly $21 million in federal grants for an array of water improvements projects / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Rhode Island gets $22M for water improvement projects

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has received nearly $22 million in federal grants for drinking water and wastewater improvement projects, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Agency New England regional office honored local individuals and companies with 2018 Environmental Merit Awards Wednesday.

EPA N.E. honors locals with 2018 Merit Awards

BOSTON – Three organizations and four individuals based in the Providence metropolitan area were honored with 2018 Environmental Merit Awards from the U.S. Environmental...

Climate fight can’t be slowed, even by EPA

The best that can be said for the Environmental Protection Agency’s new plan to loosen restrictions on coal-fired power plants is that it will...

Groundwork R.I. to receive $100K EPA grant to educate students on...

PROVIDENCE – Groundwork Rhode Island was selected by the Environmental Protection Agency to receive a $100,000 environmental education grant focused on waste reduction, diversion...

EPA provides $240,500 grant for Massachusetts beach monitoring

PROVIDENCE - The Mass. Department of Public Health has received $240,500 from the Environmental Protection Agency to support beach water quality monitoring and public...

Trump moves to ease Obama auto-mileage rules, California’s clout

NEW YORK - The Trump administration, taking aim at one of former President Barack Obama’s signature environmental achievements, is proposing to suspend required increases...

R.I. receives over $200K in federal funds for water quality monitoring

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island received $201,500 in federal funds to help officials conduct water-quality monitoring and alert beachgoers when conditions are unsafe, Sen. Jack...

4 N.E. companies resolve alleged chemical reporting violations with EPA

PROVIDENCE – Atlantic Footcare in North Smithfield, Smith & Wesson in Springfield, Mass., Masters Machine Co. in Round Pond, Maine, and Bath Iron Works in...

New proposal would create tax increment financing district in Providence

PROVIDENCE – A new proposal that would create a tax increment financing district in several neighborhoods of the city, up to the edge of...

Groundwork RI to receive $200K EPA job-training grant

PAWTUCKET – Groundwork Rhode Island will receive a $200,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to help residents learn the skills to secure employment...
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