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Environment
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Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee on Thursday honored Scituate High School, Park View Middle School in Cranston, and Calcutt Middle School in Central Falls at a Statehouse ceremony for implementing educational energy programs to heighten awareness and promote efficiency and conservation. more
The General Assembly on Wednesday passed the Renewable Energy Growth Program bill, establishing a 160-megawatt, five-year program to finance solar and other distributed generation projects and earning praise from the New England Clean Energy Council. more
Nearly 42,000 single-family homes in the Providence-Warwick metro area are located within storm-surge risk zones, and nearly 10,000 of those are at extreme risk, according to the 2014 storm-surge analysis released Thursday by real estate data firm CoreLogic. more
The Ocean State is one of the most eco-friendly states in the nation, according to WalletHub. more
Today marks the 45th anniversary of the first Earth Day celebration – a day that many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement. more
A pre-packaged water system that removes arsenic and other toxic chemicals and a Web-based address book that updates itself as contacts change their information are two of the seven finalists selected in the 2015 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition. more
A new National Park Service report shows that 51,523 visitors to the Roger Williams National Memorial spent $2.9 million in the state last year, a 7.4 percent increase over 2013. more
(Updated 12:24 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.) For the third Monday in a row, snow again is forcing cancellations and delays throughout the Ocean State and beyond. more
A total of 271 acres of forestland along the Pawcatuck River in Charlestown and Richmond has been permanently protected, according to The Nature Conservancy. more
(Updated 10:14 a.m.) Clean up from winter storm Linus is continuing, as more snowfall may hit Wednesday evening. more
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