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Environment
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By the year 2040, the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area will have the unfortunate distinction of being among the top 20 most wrinkle prone areas in the country. more
University of Rhode Island’s School of Oceanography was awarded $2.99 million by the National Science Foundation to embark on a research expedition next August aboard Newport-based SSV Oliver Hazard Perry to Canada’s Arctic’s Northwest Passage to document the changing environment in that region. more
Hermine, the first hurricane to hit Florida since 2005, has weakened, but is still expected to make an impact in Rhode Island. more
PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit on Sept. 6 announced that the state has filed a lawsuit against gasoline manufacturers to recover expenses associated with … more
NEW BEDFORD – All three offshore wind developers competing to build turbines south of Martha's Vineyard have expressed initial intent to base their operations in New Bedford, city and state officials announced Sept 6. The preliminary … more
A first tenant has opened for business at the Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford, and it's in the business of exporting something very familiar to Rhode Islanders. Scrap metal: the commodity New England waterfronts can't seem to get … more
Cherenzia Excavation Inc., of Westerly, will pay a penalty of $84,070 for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act and has taken steps to minimize emissions of hazardous air pollutants and visually test for dust under an agreement signed recently with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's recent decision to make changes to the state's energy regulatory commission comes at a time when there are a number of high-profile decisions facing state regulators, including Invenergy Thermal Development LLC's … more
As a result of the drought that began on April 1, 2015, the U.S. Small Business Administration said that the deadline to apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans is July 5 for eligible small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations in Kent, Providence and Washington counties in Rhode Island. more
The New England coral canyons and seamounts were among special ocean sites 80 percent of polled Rhode Island and Massachusetts residents voted to permanently protect from drilling, mining and fishing. more
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