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New clean-energy incentives not enough

The Inflation Reduction Act is stuffed with subsidies for everything from electric vehicles to heat pumps, and incentives for just about every form of...
STORM ­­WARNING: Providence Chief Engineer Craig Hochman at the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier. Several environmental groups have warned the barrier is in need of fixes or should be replaced amid a warming climate.
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MICHAEL SALERNO

Fox Point Hurricane Barrier in need of upgrades, environmental groups warn

PROVIDENCE once led the nation in hurricane protection. But in the half-century since the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier,...

EaglePicher fined $108K, settles hazardous waste dispute with EPA

EAST GREENWICH - EaglePicher Technologies LLC has paid a $108,810 penalty and changed how it will handle and store hazardous waste at its local...

R.I. receives $3.1M from EPA for brownfield projects

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will receive $3.1 million in Environmental Protection Agency funding for brownfield projects, the EPA announced Monday. The agency will give the...

Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council receives $150K EPA grant

PROVIDENCE – The Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council received an Environmental Protection Agency grant of $150,000 Wednesday after being selected as the fifth pilot watershed...
MANCHESTER STREET LLC, which operates the Manchester Street Power Station in Providence, was among three New England companies that recently settled with the EPA for failure to provide the public with information about its toxic chemical management. / COURTESY DOMINION ENERGY

R.I. power station company reaches EPA settlement over chemical reporting

PROVIDENCE – The company that operates the Manchester Street Power Station in Providence was among three New England companies that have settled with the...

RIDOH’s Center for Drinking Water Quality earns EPA honor

PROVIDENCE – Efforts by the R.I. Department of Health to protect the Ocean State’s drinking water supply during the COVID-19 pandemic have been recognized...

EPA completes demolition, cleanup at North Smithfield Superfund site

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Environmental Protection Agency has completed a hazardous waste cleanup at the Stamina Mills Removal Site on School Street, the agency...

DEM receives $300K from feds for brownfield assessments

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has been awarded a $300,000 federal grant to assess contaminated properties under the state’s Brownfields Program,...

Naval Station Newport to make $39M in stormwater repairs

NEWPORT (AP) – The Navy has agreed to make more than $39 million in repairs at Naval Station Newport that will ensure the facility...
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