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More than 16,000 pounds of trash and 157,000 items – including 41,803 cigarette butts – were collected from Rhode Island’s shorelines during a coastal cleanup in September, according to Save The Bay. more
Businesses have long been subsidizing the cost of municipal solid waste in Rhode Island, as municipalities have paid the same rate to dump trash for more than two decades while receiving some of that back from landfill profits. But time is … more
Thousands of streetlights in Rhode Island could be converted to power-sipping LED fixtures, under a new incentive program and a state law that allows communities to acquire their lights. The Ocean State has about 100,000 streetlights, most … more
Approximately 103 acres of land on Prudence Island known as the “Little Property” will be purchased with a $412,500 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to protect it from future development. more
The bill is about to arrive for last week’s run of sunshine and mild temperatures along the northern East Coast. more
Save The Bay on Friday announced this year’s slate of environmental award winners, including Dr. Candace Oviatt who’s being recognized with the lifetime achievement award. more
What three words best describe your staff? Enthusiastic, energetic, dedicated. What three words would your staff use to describe work? Flexible, positive, interesting. What employee benefit is the most popular … more
An executive order from President Barack Obama requires that the Environmental Protection Agency analyze the costs and benefits of its regulations. But how exactly can it measure the economic benefits of the coming restrictions on greenhouse gases? … more
Why did you select your profession? After spending the first six years of my career in politics and government, I saw public finance as an area where we need more people who understand both the math behind numbers and how those numbers … more
Where do you see yourself professionally in 10 years? I am not exactly sure where I will be in 10 years but this I know for sure – my actions will be intentional and impactful. What's the best career advice you've received? … more
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