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Magaziner joins coalition against Trump administration’s Clean Power Plan repeal

PROVIDENCE – General Treasurer Seth Magaziner has joined a coalition of 11 state treasurers and local comptrollers asking the Environmental Protection Agency to halt...
R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Kilmartin joined attorneys general from 12 states and the District of Columbia in filing a lawsuit over the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's failure to designate areas of the country impacted by smog in time dictated by the Clean Air Act. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Kilmartin joins lawsuit over EPA’s delay on Clean Air Act requirements

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has joined attorneys general from 12 states and the District of Columbia in a lawsuit against...

Federal grants help reduce Rhode Island beach closures

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health was awarded a $203,500 grant by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its coastal beach-monitoring program, ecoRI...
BROWN UNIVERSITY AND THE R.I. Department of Health are testing 38 Rhode Island water sites against the new, lowered health advisory threshold for two types of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. /COURTESY WARWICKRI.GOV

Brown, RIDOH testing new PFAS health advisory threshold at 38 R.I....

PROVIDENCE – Since the Environmental Protection Agency has lowered the health advisory threshold for two types of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, Brown University and...
PETER F. KILMARTIN JOINED A coalition of Attorneys General filing a complaint against an EPA ruling delaying Congressionally mandated standards of safety in chemical plants.

R.I. AG and others file suit against EPA delay of Chemical...

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, as part of an 11-state coalition, filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency Monday claiming...
THE WOONASQUATUCKET RIVER Watershed Council in Providence received a $91,000 environmental education grant from the Environmental Protection Agency.

EPA awards $91K environmental education grant to Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council

PROVIDENCE - The Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council has received an environmental education grant totaling $91,000 from the United States Environmental Protection Agency to finance...

Prospective developers tour Fall River’s King Philip Mill

FALL RIVER – Developers are touring the King Philip Mill, a 750,00-square-foot complex the city hopes to auction off for possible redevelopment.An unsuccessful request...
FESTIVAL PIER IN PAWTUCKET was once a brownfield site that was revamped with funding from the EPA. / COURTESY THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

EPA grants R.I. $925K to clean up brownfield sites

PROVIDENCE - Three communities in Rhode Island – Woonsocket, Providence and Central Falls – have received a combined $925,000 for brownfield site redevelopment, the...
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