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Fishermen see plenty of pricey fluke off Rhode Island’s coast. Regulators...

Paula Tucker buys fish caught off the Rhode Island coast and sells to customers throughout the country.Tucker is a sales representative at the seafood...
INVESTED: Rhode Island Foundation President and CEO Neil D. Steinberg and Jessica David, senior vice president of strategy and community investments, have helped launch 12 Rhode Island entrepreneurs through RIF’s innovation fellowship program. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Six years in, RIF innovation fellows’ impact unclear as they fight...

Six years ago, the Rhode Island Foundation announced it was accepting applications for something called an innovation fellowship. The program, funded by local philanthropists...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Environmental Management announced $233,250 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Specialty Crop Block Grant program to support specialty crop production and sales in Rhode Island.

DEM announces USDA grants for specialty crop production and sales

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management awarded four local farms a total of $170,589 as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL Management received a $1.6 million grant to support construction at the Port of Galilee in Narragansett. / COURTESY TOWN OF NARRAGANSETT

DEM gets $1.6M grant for Port of Galilee infrastructure improvements

NARRAGANSETT – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has received a $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration to...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL Management received a $170,985 Wetland Program Development Grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to create a statewide reference guide for salt marshes and a freshwater wetland condition reference gradient to enhance interpretation and application of field data.

DEM receives $171K EPA grant to develop wetland reference guides

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management was awarded a $170,985 Wetland Program Development Grant to develop a statewide reference guide for salt...
THE RHODE ISLAND Infrastructure Bank, along with R.I. Airport Corp. and R.I. Department of Environmental Management, was awarded the 2017 Pisces Award by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, for its role in establishing equipment at T.F. Green Airport designed to prevent the runoff of harmful pollutants.

Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank receives national recognition

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank received national recognition for its role in establishing equipment at T.F. Green Airport designed to prevent the...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT announced $6.8 million in matching grants to 33 projects across the state. Projects funded will address water pollution from stormwater and nonpoint sources, reduce flooding and improve Rhode Island's climate resiliency.

DEM awards $6.8M in matching grants to improve water quality, flooding...

PROVIDENCE -  The R.I. Department of Environmental Management awarded $6.8 million in matching grants to 33 projects, the DEM announced Thursday.The projects are focused...
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...
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