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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...

Biden to fight climate change in a new way

Joe Biden is preparing to deal with climate change in a way no U.S. president has done before – by mobilizing his entire administration...

E.P. ice company to plead guilty to violating Clean Air Act

EAST PROVIDENCE – J.P. Lillis Enterprises Inc., doing business as Cape Cod Ice, is set to plead guilty to violating the Clean Air Act,...

EPA is about to take a 180-degree turn

The Trump administration has waged what many legal experts view as an all-out assault on the nation’s environmental laws for the past four years....

DEM awarded $263,502 air monitoring grant for Port of Providence

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management will receive $263,502 to monitor air-toxics emissions near the Port of Providence and characterize risk to...
UNCHECKED? A Marathon Petroleum Corp. refinery in Detroit on April 21. Thousands of oil and gas operations and other sites won permission to bypass rules intended to protect health and the environment because of the coronavirus outbreak, The Associated Press has found.  / AP FILE PHOTO/PAUL SANCYA

Thousands of companies allowed to bypass environmental rules in pandemic

Thousands of oil and gas operations, government facilities and other sites won permission to stop monitoring for hazardous emissions or otherwise bypass rules intended...

Johnston metal shredding company to pay $875K for alleged air pollution...

PROVIDENCE – SMM New England Corp., doing business as SIMS Metal Management, has been fined $875,000 for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act, Attorney...

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