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THE EPA Region 1 has launched the Smart Sectors program for the maritime, food and beverage, and outdoor recreation sectors. The program will facilitate collaboration and dialogue between the EPA and the regulated sectors./ COURTESY ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

EPA N.E. launches collaboration program with maritime, food and beverage, outdoor...

PROVIDENCE - The Environmental Protection Agency New England launched a sector-based program Wednesday to work with the maritime, food and beverage, and outdoor recreation...
THE R.I. DEM announced $67,237 in grants to support four Rhode Island farms in their installation of solar arrays to offset costs and to "green" their operations.

DEM announces $67.2K in grants to 4 farms for solar arrays

PROVIDENCE – Four Rhode Island farms received a combined $67,237 to install solar arrays, the R.I. Department of Environmental management announced Tuesday.The grants, made...

Cleanup efforts to continue at 4 R.I. ‘Superfund’ sites after EPA...

PROVIDENCE – The Environmental Protection Agency has completed comprehensive five-year reviews of four sites in Rhode Island that have been designated federal “Superfund” contamination...
RECLAIMING ABUNDANCE: Choose Your Evolution founder Bryna Haynes will hold a networking workshop for women and how they can reclaim abundance in their lives, both professionally and personally, on Dec. 4 at The Hotel Providence.
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Editor’s Choice: A shift for empowered women

EDITOR’S CHOICE A shift for empowered women BRYNA HAYNES, founder of Choose Your Evolution, will hold a workshop on how women can reclaim abundance in...
WATER PATROL: R.I. Department of Environmental Management environmental police officer Harold Guise, above, recently arrested a recreational fisherman for exceeding the legal daily catch limit for tautog in the state.
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State struggles to curb fish poaching

Fish poaching is something the R.I. Department of Environmental Management doesn’t take lightly, as one East Greenwich man recently learned when he found himself...

Student activist group files climate-change lawsuit against R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Student group Nature’s Trust Rhode Island has filed a lawsuit in Superior Court to force the state to comply with its petition...
CAPTIVE AUDIENCE: Kevin Breene, owner of Breene Hollow Farm in West Greenwich, is the winner of the 2018 Outstanding Rhode Island Dairy Farm award, presented by the R.I. Department of Environmental Management. Breene has Jersey cows (brown), Holsteins (black and white) and Ayrshire cows (reddish brown). / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Breene dairy farm ‘way of life‘

Since he bought his first calf at the age of 7, Kevin Breene knew he wanted to be a dairy farmer.Now 62, Breene is...

Narragansett Bay Commission names Horridge as new executive director

PROVIDENCE – The Narragansett Bay Commission has named Laurie Horridge, a lawyer and veteran officer of the commission, to lead the agency as its...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Environmental Management has announced $2.6 million in brownfield grans to 12 projects. The funding was the remaining balance of the 2016 Green Economy Bond.

DEM awards $2.6M in brownfield grants from remaining 2016 Green Economy...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced a $2.6 million round of funding allocation from the 2016 Green Economy Bond in brownfield...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Environmental Management announced it and six other organizations in Rhode Island received a combined $276,614 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Specialty Crop Block Grant program.

R.I. receives $276K from federal specialty crop grant program

PROVIDENCE – Six Rhode Island-based groups working to support local agriculture were awarded $187,667 in farm viability grants, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management...
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