Updated February 22 at 5:22pm
Environment
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As state regulators continue to mull whether to permit a 1,000-megawatt power plant in Burrillville, questions about its need are again being raised following a recent auction. On Feb. 6, ISO New England, the regional grid operator, held … more
In an effort to prevent motorists from being stranded during heavy rainstorms, a new flood detection and warning system has been installed at Oaklawn and Wilbur avenues, according to the mayor's office. more
As Rhode Islanders dig out from yesterday’s blizzard, the National Weather Service says more snow is forecast for tonight, and for Sunday night into Monday morning. more
Mission: To protect birds, other wildlife and their habitat through conservation, education and advocacy for the benefit of people and all living things. Year founded: 1897 Executive director: Lawrence J. F. Taft … more
Good news for ratepayers. New Englanders could pay less to keep the lights on in three years. more
(With updates throughout the day) The National Weather Service said a blizzard warning is in effect until 8 p.m. in Southeastern Providence County and Eastern Massachusetts. more
Today feels like spring, but tomorrow will feel more like winter. more
Providence is one of 10 cities selected to participate in Envision America 2017’s Smart City initiative to tackle energy, water, waste and air challenges. more
Nicknamed the Ocean State, Rhode Island is home to thousands of boaters, various fishing companies, a Naval base and a prodigious port-based economy – all of which rely heavily on fossil fuel-powered machinery and vessels. The maritime … more
Drew Carey, a Newport-based geologist and ecologist, researches how day-to-day activities of people impact the health of marine wildlife and the ocean floor, and what can be done to maintain a strong underwater ecosystem. "Our primary … more
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