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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...

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...

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...
RHODE ISLAND WILL USE its $14.4 million from a federal settlement over diesel fuel emissions to fund electric buses and charging stations for electric vehicles along the I-95 corridor. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/KRISZTIAN BOCSI

R.I. plans to use $14.4M from Volkswagen settlement to fund electric...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s money from the Volkswagen AG diesel fuel emissions scandal settlement will be used to pay for electric buses and to...
BETTER TO BUY A BOAT? The Trump administration has rolled back Obama-era fuel efficiency standards for automobiles, something that had been put in place expressly to combat the increasing severity of weather events brought on by climate change. Will the rollback lead to even more extreme weather? / PBN FILE PHOTO/FRANK MULLIN

Do you agree with the rollback of automobile efficiency standards that...

In reversing another Obama-era rule, the Trump administration has rolled back the automobile fuel efficiency standards that were set to be in effect through...

Kilmartin joins coalition threatening to sue EPA over landfill methane regulation

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is among seven states threatening to sue the Environmental Protection Agency for its failure to enforce landfill methane regulation as...
U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Administrator Scott Pruitt has issued a new directive concerning a piece of the Clean Air Act that environmentalists believe will allow polluters to function more freely in the future.

EPA clears the air for polluters on U.S. factory emissions rules

NEW YORK – Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has issued a new directive that clarifies a powerful but technical facet of the Clean...
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