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Environment
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BOSTON — Federal regulators have settled an environmental enforcement case with Newport Biodiesel Inc., resulting in reduced air emissions and improved safety controls at the company's biodiesel manufacturing plant in Newport. The U.S. … more
Six weeks ago, TransCanada Corp. closed a deal to buy a power plant in Pennsylvania. The 704-megawatt Ironwood natural gas-fired power complex … more
1 What does being elected National Association of Clean Water Agencies president mean to you and the commission? For me … it is a great honor to represent what I am convinced are the most effective environmentalists in the country. For … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is attending the National Governors Association’s winter meeting in Washington, D.C., where she is scheduled to participate in a panel discussion on young American activism concerning climate change and energy. more
As executive director of the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, Grover Fugate is charged with preservation, protection, development and restoration of coastal areas. His efforts to identify and deal with the effects of climate change yield more universal truths. more
Grants totaling $29,678 have been awarded to Portsmouth and the Watch Hill Fire District in Westerly by the state Department of Environmental Management to help fund the removal of abandoned vessels from town waters. more
What effect did the winter of 2014-2015 have on your business? We did not close on any day and lost no business – 23.08% We were open for business but customer/supplier disruption caused us to lose business – 15.38% … more
Private nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island have until Jan. 4 to submit low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications for damages caused by winter storms Jan. 26 to 28, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. more
The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank and the state’s Office of Energy Resources announced this week that they have begun a partnership with National Grid to provide free energy audits to municipalities, school districts and quasi-public state agencies. more
Providence is the 11th most snow-ready city in America, according to Thumbtack, a website company. more
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