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Environment
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(Updated 12:58 p.m. and 1:33 p.m.) Approximately 8,000 National Grid customers remain without power two days after a violent thunderstorm tore through Rhode Island. more
(Updated 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.) More than 30,000 National Grid customers remain without power Wednesday afternoon, a day after an early morning thunderstorm downed trees and flooded roads throughout Rhode Island. more
Rhode Islanders are being urged to prepare for upcoming severe weather and to continue using caution in the wake of the severe thunderstorm that occurred early Tuesday morning. more
(Updated 11:11 a.m. and 12:43 p.m.) More than 120,000 National Grid customers in Rhode Island are without power due to an early morning thunderstorm that swept through the region. more
Michael Polsky, CEO of Invenergy LLC, a Chicago-based power generation and energy storage developer, owner and operator, will join Gov. Gina M. Raimondo at the Statehouse on Tuesday to announce his company’s plans for an energy-production facility in Burrillville. more
The Providence Mayor’s Office on Friday confirmed a report that the Port of Providence would host at least a portion of Deepwater Wind LLC’s offshore wind turbine assembly work for its 30-megawatt Block Island project. more
High winds and expensive electricity make Block Island a good site for the first U.S. offshore wind farm. For the same reasons, Long Island may be next. more
Deepwater Wind LLC reached a milestone this weekend after successfully setting a 400-ton wind turbine frame – or “steel jacket” – into the seabed approximately three miles off the coast of Block Island. more
The city will no longer invest pension funds in the top 15 carbon-emitting coal companies in the country, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said. more
Tuesday was the day that the United States “busted its annual ecological budget,” using more resources and services than U.S. ecosystems can regenerate within the full year, according to the Global Footprint Network. more
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