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Environment
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While renewable advocates continue to celebrate the launch of the nation’s first operational offshore wind farm, its early rollout has come with some mishaps. more
Environmentalists rejoiced Friday, as the state’s largest utility withdrew a proposal to use ratepayer-backed funds to pay for the expansion of natural-gas pipelines in Rhode Island. more
In a surprise turn of events, Invenergy Thermal Development LLC has secured an $18.4 million water-supply contract with Johnston, not Woonsocket. more
A total of $11.7 million was invested in Rhode Island venture capital-backed companies in the fourth quarter, bringing the total investment for the year to $23.7 million. more
Volkswagen AG is closing in on a deal to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties to settle a U.S. probe into the rigging of diesel-powered cars to cheat emissions tests. more
Today’s snowfall was just the beginning. more
In an effort to promote and increase knowledge of Rhode Island history among the state’s residents, the Heritage Harbor Foundation donated $137,537 to nine organizations which lead projects that encourage further interest in the Ocean State’s past. more
Rhode Island’s top attorney on Friday joined several others from across the country in urging President-elect Donald J. Trump to defend the Clean Power Plan, a federal rule that limits emissions produced by power plants. more
The Massachusetts Commercial Food Waste Ban has created more than 900 jobs and stimulated $175 million in economic activity across the state during its first two years of implementation, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection said last week. more
State and federal environmental agencies have agreed to a $32 million settlement with dozens of businesses, municipalities and federal agencies for costs to clean up a defunct hazardous-waste site in Lincoln and Cumberland. more
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