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Environment
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The University of Massachusetts Foundation said it is divesting from direct investments in coal companies, continuing UMass’ focus on climate change issues. more
The state of Rhode Island has received $18.2 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help fund improvements to water projects to protect public health and the environment. more
It’s never too early to start preparing for the winter season, according to the R.I. Emergency Management Agency and the governor. more
An 18-acre parcel stretching from West Main Road to Dundery Brook has been permanently protected, expanding the Bumblebee Preserve, according to The Nature Conservancy. more
When it comes to being environmentally friendly, Rhode Islanders care most about gardening, according to a survey by SaveOnEnergy.com, which provides consumers with information about energy plans. more
The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce is the first Chamber of Commerce to join the “Rhode Island Energy: Find Your Four!” initiative. more
General Electric Co. is using the Port of Providence to receive and assemble wind turbines destined for the Deepwater Wind LLC offshore wind project near Block Island. more
The Baker-Polito administration recently announced that nearly $4 million in grants are being awarded to 80 cities, towns, regional groups and nonprofit organizations for recycling, composting and waste reduction. more
The Employees’ Retirement System of Rhode Island is pursuing leadership roles in two class action lawsuits against BP and Plains All American for oil spills that affected investors and the environment, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner said Thursday. more
An interactive map shows that every Rhode Islander lives in a county affected by weather-related disasters, according to the Environment Rhode Island Research & Policy Center. more
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