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PROVIDENCE – Jamestown and the Narragansett Bay Commission were among the winners at the annual Narragansett Water Pollution Control Association banquet held in May, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced. more
Marion Gold is Rhode Island’s second commissioner of energy resources, leading the state’s environmental planning at a critical time when climate change, increasingly intense storms and a sluggish economy have to merge into viable energy policy. more
Contestants in the 2013 Miss Rhode Island pageant join other volunteers on May 18 to help clean up the Seekonk River. The project was hosted by the Miss RI Scholarship Program and the Narragansett Bay Commission, which contributed a $500 grant toward the cleanup. The project, which included the planting of cordgrass along the banks of the river, took place at the commission’s Bucklin Point wastewater-treatment facility in East Providence. The Miss Rhode Island competition will be held June 1. more
As Deepwater Wind LLC fights to install five wind turbines off Block Island, a much bigger contest to harness the wind in southern New England waters is about to begin in earnest. more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has award $2.5 million in grants to the Rhode Island Housing and Mortgage Finance Corp. to help “protect children and families from the hazards of lead-based paint and from other home health and safety hazards,” HUD announced Friday. more
A proposal in the General Assembly is designed to combat long-running water-shortage issues across the south of the state, but unanswered questions and entrenched interests make consideration of the bill, much less enactment, less than a sure thing in the last month of the legislative session. more
More than 16,500 properties in the Ocean State are at risk of storm surge damage, according to an annual report from real estate-data firm CoreLogic. Of those 16,722 at-risk Rhode Island properties, 3,899 were described as being at “extreme risk” of hurricane-related storm surge damage. more
The organizers of the annual BoldrDash race at Yawgoo Valley Ski and Sport took their show to Misquamicut Beach on May 18 and 19, with a 5-kilometer obstacle course that included tire runs, scalable walls and wading through the surf to raise money for nonprofit “Bring Back the Beach.” more
The powerful rivers that course through Canada’s vast northern wilderness helped define the country and are one of its greatest natural resources. Using dams and turbines, Canada has tapped the rivers to build a growing hydroelectric industry, with New England as its chief export market. more
PROVIDENCE – The Senate has passed legislation that would make Rhode Island the 40th member of the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact, an agreement between states that promotes uniform wildlife law enforcement across state boundaries. more
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