Updated February 21 at 12:28am
Environment
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Danielle Goudreau, a University of Rhode Island graduate student in engineering, won first place from the American Society of Civil Engineers for her research paper on the New Bedford hurricane barrier and how it will not protect the Massachusetts coast from rising sea levels and hurricane surges. more
Here’s one area where Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is handily beating Amazon.com Inc.: telling shoppers what ingredients are in the products they’re buying. more
(Updated 9:50 a.m.) Aquanis LLC, a startup developing a device to improve the efficiency of utility-scale wind turbines, will receive $200,000 from the Slater Technology Fund. more
EMMA Acres in Exeter has been named Rhode Island’s 2016 Outstanding Dairy Farm by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee of which the R.I. Department of Environmental Management is a member. more
PROVIDENCE – It's not known as the "Creative Capital" for nothing. Rhode Island's capital city is considered one of the "Best American Cities for Creatives (that aren't NYC, LA or SF)," sharing space with cities that include Nashville, … more
(Updated 1:27 p.m.) The executive director of Save The Bay says it is premature for the R.I. Energy Facility Siting Board to make a decision on the proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillville before the state adopts a greenhouse gas reduction strategy. more
A coalition of environmental groups is urging New York officials to move forward with delayed plans to approve a 90-megawatt wind farm off the coast of Long Island. more
Environmentally, the world has changed overnight. The likelihood that our nation will combat the causes of global warming sank on Election Day. President-elect Donald J. Trump's policies call for backing away from the Paris climate accord, scrapping … more
The R.I. Public Utilities Commission on Thursday rejected a motion from the Conservation Law Foundation to dismiss a proposal to enhance natural-gas pipelines using Rhode Island ratepayer-backed funds. more
The good news is, the snow won’t last long. more
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