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Environment
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BOSTON – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management will receive $129,000 over two years as part of a pollution-prevention grant being awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA New England announced Nov. 22. … 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
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island students have won a state award for their proposal to protect the Port of Galilee from rising sea levels caused by climate change, URI announced Nov. 16. The R.I. chapter of the American … more
Providence voters this year will see Question No. 8 on their Election Day ballot, asking them to consider a $40 million infrastructure bond. Regardless of the vote, however, city politics appears to have already dashed any hopes of selling the bond, … more
Offshore wind companies need to install 500 megawatts annually for the next 15 years for the technology to make economic sense in the U.S., according to Dong Energy A/S, the world’s biggest developer of sea-based turbines. more
The pitch: Cartridge World is the leading global franchisor in the printer and printer cartridge consumable industry, with over 1,000 locations in 55 countries and growing. We provide a guaranteed, consistent, high-quality product and … more
Much to the chagrin of high-energy-use companies, Rep. Aaron Regunberg, D-Providence, is looking to assess a fee on the sale of all fossil fuel in Rhode Island. Regunberg in January filed a bill calling for carbon pricing, claiming one way … more
All across New England we keep seeing the same thing: rivers, ponds, and even coastal water showing signs of stress and decline due to excess nutrients and other pollutants that are deposited directly into waterbodies when stormwater flows after storms. more
In September, Case Snow Management announced it would be hiring 500 seasonal employees as the winter approaches. Openings included operations managers, administrative staff, field managers and equipment operators – most to battle the … more
A $107 million development project slated to bring power to-and-from Block Island has hit a snafu this week, as the utility company heading the venture has rejected a request from the town for a “large sum” of money in exchange for granting an extension of time for the project. more
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