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NARRAGANSETT – A professor at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography is refuting claims that climate change is slowing the pace of the Gulf Stream. more
As debate and warnings about climate change swirl, some architects are creating Rhode Island buildings that incorporate elements to address what has turned out to be the most talked-about environmental issue of the 21st century. more
NEW BEDFORD – The city is hoping to remove an underground oil storage tank near the Cliftex Mills with help from federal grants, according to www.southcoasttoday.com. more
PROVIDENCE – Moses Brown School has partnered with The Compost Plant, a local startup that collects and composts food waste from Providence-based restaurants and schools. more
BOSTON – Shell Oil Co. will pay $4 million to resolve allegations that it received reimbursement payments from a Massachusetts state fund for environmental-cleanup projects despite receiving payments from its insurers for the same gas station sites, announced Attorney General Martha Coakley. more
To the Editor: I write in response to the article, “Johnston landfill again subject of legal dispute,” Jan. 13, 2014. My family settled in Johnston in 1977, and I grew up here. I returned to raise my own family in the town, but worry about pollution from the landfill. I have friends and relatives who must keep their windows closed against odors and harmful emissions. Some moved away. more
The Coastal Institute at the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay campus will be adding climate-change information targeted specifically to businesses on its website, said institute Director Judith Swift. more
Rhode Island is still waiting to experience the growth in residential solar-energy adoption that’s taken place elsewhere in the country. more
NEW SHOREHAM – A plan to cull Block Island’s deer population has been delayed for a year, The Block Island Times reported. more
Executive director of Save The Bay and former securities analyst talks about climate change’s impact on business management. more
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