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Energy
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The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is evaluating a proposal for the first offshore wind project in California. more
New England's grid operator earlier this month purchased power from two planned Rhode Island energy projects, which bodes well for a region where resources are scant. ISO-New England, the region's nonprofit operator based in Holyoke, Mass., … more
Starting today, the community-based campaign, Solarize Warwick, is making it possible for residents and businesses of the city to go solar. more
Lawmakers in Massachusetts are drafting a bill that would jump-start the offshore wind industry in the U.S., helping trigger a $10 billion building spree off the Atlantic coast. more
Look out Caterpillar Inc., Textron Inc. and Deere & Co.: You’re showing the telltale signs that you might be targeted by activist investors. more
PROVIDENCE – Members of the state builders union made their presence felt May 26 as they disrupted a Statehouse rally organized by opponents of a proposed Burrillville power plant. The clash lasted for about five minutes as both groups … more
REHOBOTH – A rural Massachusetts town much like Burrillville and half the distance from Providence is being asked to host a natural gas compressor station. Houston-based Spectra Energy, the same company that owns the compressor station in … more
File it under the too bizarre not to be true heading. Last week The Westerly Sun reported on the Watch Hill Fire District filing an appeal with the town's Zoning Board of Review to get the owner of St. Clair Annex to remove the newly … more
The R.I. Department of Transportation recently finalized an agreement with the federal government after failing to comply with the Clean Water Act, neglecting its drainage systems and allowing runoff from highways to pour runoff into more than 200 bodies of water in our state for years on end. more
Some U.S. drivers may soon see a new expense at the gas pump: the cost of taking the global-warming fight on the road. more
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