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Environment
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Rhode Island ranked 13th worst on a list of the best and worst states to retire, according to Bankrate.com. more
Nine Rhode Island high school students are winners in C-SPAN’s national 2015 StudentCam competition. more
A workforce poll found that many businesses across the country score poorly on being prepared for severe winter weather. more
The R.I. Public Transit Authority has special buses in service Tuesday to assist commuters affected by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s decision to suspend commuter rail service south of Providence. more
Convincing businesses and homeowners to look at the long-term perspective, not just the immediate cost of investment, is one of many challenges communities and governments face as the impact of climate change becomes an increasingly pressing issue, economist Howard Kunreuther told environmental experts, area residents and a group of international journalists Friday at the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting. more
PROVIDENCE – The American Lung Association of the Northeast announced the launch of the largest Wood Stove Changeout Program in the United States. The program will cover all counties in Rhode Island; New London and Windham counties in Connecticut; and Bristol, Norfolk and Plymouth counties in Massachusetts. more
(Updated, 4:21 p.m.) The state awarded $6.3 million in grants to 26 communities to improve recreational facilities. more
It wasn’t long after he bought a new two-story house across the street from the beach that Daniel Alvino realized life in the Misquamicut section of Westerly wasn’t going to be all sun and sand. more
Rhode Island will receive more than $2.7 million to clean up properties in Pawtucket, Providence and Westerly that have been designated “brownfields,” where expansion or redevelopment is prevented due to hazardous pollutants or contaminants, the state’s congressional delegation announced Wednesday. more
When it rains, some people aren’t content to just let all that water fall to earth – they’re collecting it in rain barrels. more
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