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Approximately $619,000 in federal funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will be used to protect Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island’s congressional delegation said Monday. more
The east passage of Narragansett Bay will be closed to boat traffic as a result of the Save The Bay Swim on Aug. 13. more
Camp Ramsbottom, in Rehoboth, Mass., celebrated its 50th year as an outdoor escape for children enrolled in the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket on July 24. more
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
Dominion Resources Inc., owner of Virginia’s largest utility, plans to solicit another round of bids for an offshore wind farm after rejecting an earlier proposal that was too expensive. The … 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
The good news is, the snow won’t last long. more
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