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Environment
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EcoRI Earth, a residential food scrap-collection program serving Providence and Pawtucket, has diverted 40,000 pounds of nutrient-rich material from the state’s Central Landfill since its inception in June 2013. more
A national solar power provider announced on Monday it will begin providing service in 10 Rhode Island municipalities, increasing its national footprint to 18 states. more
Rhode Island has among the fewest properties at risk for hurricane storm surges, according to CoreLogic, which examined 19 states and the District of Columbia along the Atlantic and Gulf coastlines. more
Lyn A. Spinella of Lincoln is the new executive director of the Rhode Island Farm Bureau. more
More than $1.35 million in federal funding through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Coastal Zone Management Program has been awarded for Rhode Island coastal management and protection, according to U.S. Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack F. Reed. more
The hurricane season started today and runs through Nov. 30, and the R.I. Emergency Management Agency is advising Rhode Islanders to prepare for it. more
Save The Bay on Friday announced this year’s slate of environmental award winners, including Dr. Candace Oviatt who’s being recognized with the lifetime achievement award. more
Approximately 103 acres of land on Prudence Island known as the “Little Property” will be purchased with a $412,500 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to protect it from future development. more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Rhode Island $1 million for three state cleanup projects. more
Boston is the most energy efficient city in the nation, while Providence lags behind at No. 32, according to the second edition of the City Energy Efficiency Scorecard from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. more
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