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ProvPort operator partners with Seattle-based company

PROVIDENCE –  A private Seattle-based company is partnering with Waterson Terminal Services LLC, the company that operates ProvPort Inc., formerly known as the port...
Priscilla De La Cruz / PBN PHOTO/Michael Salerno

Five Questions With: Priscilla De La Cruz

Priscilla De La Cruz | Director of sustainability, Providence 1. What are your priorities for the city as its new director of sustainability? Over...
UP IN THE AIR: Grace Berg, left, Breathe Providence project coordinator, and Meredith Hastings, Brown University professor, check on one of the group’s air sensors in the Jewelry District in Providence. 
PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Clearing the air: Brown study focuses on local air quality

Rhode Island may be the smallest of the 50 states, but it stands out among the rest in at least one category: asthma rates. Approximately...
Christopher Waterson / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With: Christopher Waterson

Christopher Waterson | General manager, Waterson Terminal Services LLC 1. What kind of infrastructure has been built at the Port of Providence, which Waterson Terminal...

R.I. coastal resiliency set to receive $691K in federal funding

PROVIDENCE – The Port of Providence shoreline and Narragansett Bay are set to benefit from an approximately $691,000 federal funding to support coastal resiliency...
OPEN PATH: Linda Perri, a longtime resident of the Washington Park neighborhood in Providence, stands at a narrow public access point on the Providence working waterfront that she and other residents fought to establish. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

SHADES OF GREEN: Can Providence’s working waterfront be both livable and...

Owning a home near the water isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. At least not for Linda Perri, who lives a mile west...

Orsted named to TIME100 Most Influential Companies list

PROVIDENCE – Orsted A/S, a Danish renewable energy developer, was named to Time USA LLC's TIME100 Most influential Companies list Wednesday for the second...

R.I. leaders want ‘bold’ commitment to offshore wind

Rhode Island leaders want offshore wind to supply more of the state's power to cement its position as a hub for the industry, reduce...
MOTOR VEHICLES ARE unloaded on Pier 1 at the Port of Davisville in North Kingstown in early 2019. Port officials say the number of imports has declined during the COVID-19 pandemic. / PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

At Quonset port, supply chain problems of a different kind

Major ports around the country are jammed with ships carrying products and materials waiting to be delivered to their final destinations, but Rhode Island’s...

Residents, activists urge lawmakers to stop Sea 3 Providence expansion

PROVIDENCE - Noxious fumes, truck traffic that rattles nearby homes with vibrations and the potential for explosions were among the warnings from residents and...
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