Updated August 25 at 12:30am
Environment
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(Updated 3:22 p.m.) A new report examining the effects of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a coalition of Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states, including Rhode Island, shows participating states are outpacing other parts of the country for both emissions reduction and declining electricity prices. more
EMMA Acres in Exeter has been named Rhode Island’s 2016 Outstanding Dairy Farm by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee of which the R.I. Department of Environmental Management is a member. more
(Updated 1:27 p.m.) The executive director of Save The Bay says it is premature for the R.I. Energy Facility Siting Board to make a decision on the proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillville before the state adopts a greenhouse gas reduction strategy. more
Lighting fixtures at six R.I. Department of Environmental Management facilities have been upgraded to eco-friendlier and cost efficient models by the department and the R.I. Office of Energy Resources. more
Starting today, the community-based campaign, Solarize Warwick, is making it possible for residents and businesses of the city to go solar. more
A coalition of environmental groups is urging New York officials to move forward with delayed plans to approve a 90-megawatt wind farm off the coast of Long Island. more
Rhode Island homeowners stand to save 14 percent, the second-highest savings in the United States, if they raise their home insurance premiums to $1,000 from $500, according to a study by insuranceQuotes.com. more
Rhode Island GOP Chairman Brandon Bell is taking heat for comments he made at the Republican National Convention this week. more
The New England coral canyons and seamounts were among special ocean sites 80 percent of polled Rhode Island and Massachusetts residents voted to permanently protect from drilling, mining and fishing. more
A proposed expansion at the Port of Providence will be restricted to land-based sites and will not include any filling of Narragansett Bay, according to a spokesman for the nonprofit entity that manages the waterfront. more
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