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Environment
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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Wednesday set a new clean energy goal for the state, calling for 1,000 megawatts of renewable energy generation by 2020. more
In an effort to prevent motorists from being stranded during heavy rainstorms, a new flood detection and warning system has been installed at Oaklawn and Wilbur avenues, according to the mayor's office. more
No matter how often the U.S. is hit with storms, wildfires and other natural disasters, cities and states remain poorly prepared. more
The tiny state of Rhode Island is at a crossroad, facing major decisions on investing in fossil fuel infrastructure or turning sharply to renewable energy. more
When Chicago-based Invenergy LLC proposed building a natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillville in the summer of 2015, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and many of the state's business leaders immediately got behind the project. more
PROVIDENCE – The City Council is expected to take a hard look at a liquefied natural gas facility proposed for the waterfront. Council member Seth Yurdin said the project poses a threat to public health and safety, and is an … more
Repair to damage on the Cliff Walk caused by Hurricane Sandy, which impacted the Northeast in October 2012, is scheduled to begin July 5. more
In one of the most historically intact neighborhoods in the United States, survival is measured in inches and feet. The front line of the neighborhood in its battle with the rising ocean is Marsh Street. As the name implies, it originally … more
Newport's Point neighborhood sits just feet above sea level, north of the piers and public spaces that draw so many tourists every year to the City by the Sea. The problem is that for this historic neighborhood, at least, it's more like City in the … more
THE reality of oceanfront living in Rhode Island is a mixture of rain, wind, ice, snow and storm surge, depending on the season. This, and the fact that so many properties are now impacted by potential flooding, has created a subset of … more
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