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Environment
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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
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
Power plants are inherently controversial and the proposed 1,000-megawatt Invenergy Thermal Development LLC project in Burrillville is no exception. The $700 million Clear River Energy Center already has sparked debate, demonstrated most … more
An additional $300,000 has been committed by the Slater Technology Fund to Enhanced Energy Group to lead the final $600,000 tranche of its seed financing. more
Dong Energy A/S, the most prolific offshore- wind developer, is planning a power plant in U.S. waters that may eventually be the biggest in the world. more
The Aquidneck Land Trust on Monday said it has conserved two properties – a 12.5-acre parcel known as the Arnow property in Middletown and the 14.75-acre Wild Moor property off Hammersmith Road in Newport. more
Roger Williams Park Zoo has won the Quarter Century Award from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, in the company of 118 other facilities across the country. more
The federal government’s proposed limits on methane emissions from oil and gas wells on public land will protect the atmosphere against one of the most potent greenhouse gases known to science. more
The R.I. Science and Technology Advisory Council is calling for proposals for its 2016 collaborative research grants. more
Nordhaus tells the story of one of America's foremost migratory beekeepers and the increasing threats to the American honeybee populations. HarperCollins ISBN 9780061873256 | $15 more
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