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>(Updated 3 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 4:13 p.m. and 8:40 p.m.) A flurry of cancellations have been announced in advance of a blizzard expected to bring potentially hurricane-force winds, and dump as much as 30 inches of snow on the region. more
Officials are warning Rhode Islanders to brace for a blizzard, expected to hit Monday night and last through Wednesday morning. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has announced $150,000 in farm-viability grant funding for projects that “enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island.” more
BOSTON – A Rhode Island chemical-manufacturing company has a reached a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that will require it to take steps to minimize its air emissions. more
PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Massachusetts counterpart Martha C. Coakley have joined attorneys general from nine other states and two cities in a motion filed last week in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to support the federal government’s efforts to set greenhouse gas emissions standards for fossil-fuel power plants. more
Greenwood Credit Union is seeing multiple advantages to participating in National Grid’s Heat Loan Program, which offers zero-interest loans to residential property owners for qualifying energy-efficiency improvements. more
BOSTON – Excel Recycling LLC of Dartmouth has been penalized $15,100 by the Mass. Department of Environmental Protection to resolve the company’s failure to notify the department and conduct timely cleanup actions for a waste-oil spill at its Charlton facility. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Biologists from the University of Rhode Island and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management are researching the population and movement patterns of black bears living in Rhode Island. more
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Cape Wind Associates LLC has reportedly signed a lease agreement with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to use an industrial terminal that the agency is building on the waterfront here, apparently for staging and assembly of Cape Wind’s 130-turbine wind turbine project in Nantucket Sound, the Boston Business Journal has reported. more
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