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THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL Management provided updates on its development of the old Shooters nightclub parcel in Providence. / COURTESY EAT DRINK RI

Shooters site plan moving forward with engineering work but no timetable...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management provided an update Friday on its plans for the former Shooters property at 25 India St....
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT received a $500,000 grant to lead a national study on salt marsh resilience against the effects of climate change.

DEM receives $500K federal grant for salt marsh resiliency study

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management was awarded a $500,000 federal research grant to lead a nationwide study to examine strategies to...
THIS AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH shows ProvPort, with Save The Bay located south of the property, and Johnson & Wales University Harbor Campus located to the southwest. A new $22 million cement-terminal facility was recently built on the site to accept cement shipments. / COURTESY PROVPORT

City approves height variance for cement-containment dome at ProvPort

PROVIDENCE – A Canadian cement manufacturer has started importing its product through the Port of Providence and is seeking approval from state agencies to...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL Management issued an request for proposals for brownfield redevelopment projects with a deadline of Dec. 1 at 4 p.m.

R.I. DEM issues RFP for brownfield site grants

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has issued a request for proposals for a new round of matching grants from the Brownfields...
LIFESPAN CORP. HAS removed and capped contaminated soil at its 145 Globe St. property in the Jewelry District of Providence, above, a former industrial site of the Victory Finishing Technologies plant. The site has been covered with crushed stone. / PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

Lifespan removes, caps contaminated soil at Jewelry District property

PROVIDENCE – Lifespan Corp. is completing environmental remediation of contaminated soil at its property at 145 Globe St., in the Jewelry District, including the...
COWS IN THE BARN at Portsmouth-based Escobar Farm, just named Rhode Island’s 2017 Outstanding Dairy Farm by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee. / COURTESY U.S. SEN. JACK REED

Portsmouth farm named 2017 Outstanding Dairy

PORTSMOUTH – Escobar Farm on Aquidneck Island has been named Rhode Island’s 2017 Outstanding Dairy Farm by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee, the...
NEW APPOINTMENT: Jason E. McNamee, chief of marine-resource management at the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, will lead the R.I. Division of Marine Fisheries, which had operated as a subsection of the R.I. Division of Fish and Wildlife until a law passed in July elevated the division as its own entity.  / PBN PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

A dedicated voice for R.I. marine fisheries

A change in state law this year is giving Rhode Island and its large saltwater-fishing community a dedicated voice in local and regional management...

Fluke shutdown hurts R.I. fishermen

The R.I. Division of Marine Fisheries on Aug. 17 shut down all commercial fishing of summer flounder, known also as “fluke,” and local fishermen...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Environmental Management will hold a public hearing on Aug. 30, on the proposed rules and regulations for the state’s new Farmland Access Program.

DEM to hold public hearing on proposed rules for Farmland Access...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, Aug. 30, on the proposed rules and regulations for...

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Drs. Ralph and Amy Pratt consider themselves environmentally conscious business owners.As veterinarians, and owners of the West Greenwich Animal Hospital, the husband and wife...
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