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(Updated 3:29 p.m.) Ava Anderson Non Toxic is Inc.’s 2015 Coolest College Startup, beating 15 other companies in a March Madness-style competition, according to the magazine. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and R.I. Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit announced last week they are seeking nominations for the newly created R.I. Executive Climate Change Science and Technical Advisory Board. … more
State beaches in South County will be open weekends from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. starting Saturday, according to the state Department of Environmental Management. more
The Block Island Wind Farm demonstration project for Deepwater Wind LLC has received two long-awaited federal permits through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. more
Harriet Powell was walking the trails near her North Kingstown home one day when she came across signs urging people not to swim or fish in a pond not far from a town well. When she enquired about the problem, she learned pesticides had been dumped there but because local regulations didn’t require it, no one had notified the town water department of the problem. more
Beaumont Solar Co. has ranked high on Solar Power World’s top 400 contractor list. more
The University of Massachusetts on Monday announced $865,000 in grants under the President’s Science and Technology Initiatives Fund to support seven faculty research projects ranging from climatology and wind energy to health care and laser technology. more
Officials celebrated the state’s acquisition of Jerimoth Hill, Rhode Island’s highest point at 812 feet, on Wednesday morning. more
Tricia Jedele is the vice president and director of the Conservation Law Foundation’s Rhode Island office. Before serving at CLF, Jedele was a special assistant attorney general and an environmental advocate for the state for more than 10 years and represented the Ocean State on several major environmental cases. At CLF, Jedele is currently working on Clean Air Act litigation involving the state landfill and Clean Water Act litigation involving stormwater pollution. She holds a B.A. in political science from Providence College and a J.D. from Creighton University School of Law. more
The city’s Department of Planning and Development received $3.9 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to protect city residents from the hazards of lead-based paint in their homes. more
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