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Despite lagging growth, a new law awaiting gubernatorial approval would extend the state’s renewable energy target to 38.5 percent by 2035. more
(Updated 2:19 p.m.) Two Rhode Island organizations, a resident and an official were recognized this week with 2016 Environmental Merit Awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s New England regional office. more
State and federal environmental agencies on Thursday filed two lawsuits in the U.S. District Court of Rhode Island seeking financial relief from dozens of businesses, municipalities and federal agencies it says are responsible for the costs to clean up a defunct hazardous-waste site in Lincoln and Cumberland. more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? Time is money. One time delay can have a negative domino effect on your schedule, which ultimately affects your budget. Rhode Island's size can be an asset when starting a … 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
In a surprise turn of events, Invenergy Thermal Development LLC has secured an $18.4 million water-supply contract with Johnston, not Woonsocket. more
It’s official. The nation’s first offshore wind project is now up and running. more
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
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