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Environment
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The Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that nearly $2.6 million, ranging from $200,000 to $500,000, will be awarded to New England communities for cleanup and redevelopment efforts at brownfields sites. more
(Updated 2:50 p.m.) Sponsors for the annual Newport International Boat Show were announced last week by the Newport Exhibition Group, the show’s owner and producer. more
(Updated, July 8, 9:53 a.m.) The renewable energy giant SolarCity on Thursday announced plans to hire up to 80 new employees in the wake of newly enacted legislation that promotes the expansion of alternative energy in Rhode Island. more
The University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography is receiving $300,000 over five years to support a system of buoys that track ocean conditions and share data with the public-private partnership Integrated Ocean Observation System. more
A major player in U.S. renewable energy happens to be a five-sided building in Virginia usually associated with deployment of power rather than consumption of it. more
Repair to damage on the Cliff Walk caused by Hurricane Sandy, which impacted the Northeast in October 2012, is scheduled to begin July 5. more
Cherenzia Excavation Inc., of Westerly, will pay a penalty of $84,070 for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act and has taken steps to minimize emissions of hazardous air pollutants and visually test for dust under an agreement signed recently with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. more
(Updated 3:30 p.m.) The R.I. Infrastructure Bank on Wednesday announced the issuance of $21.7 million in green bonds to help finance clean water projects in eight Rhode Island municipalities. more
Despite lagging growth, a new law awaiting gubernatorial approval would extend the state’s renewable energy target to 38.5 percent by 2035. more
The R.I. Department of Environmental Management said that the Ocean State Alliance Team, a team of Rhode Island-based wastewater treatment operators, won the regional “Operator Challenge” contest, which was held during the New England Water Environment Association’s annual conference earlier this month. more
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