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Environment
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WESTERLY – Homeowners along the coast may have a chance to elevate their home against floods and sea-level rise, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported Nov. 11. "The elevation makes sense," said Grover Fugate, R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council … more
BOSTON – The New Bedford Industrial Pretreatment Program was selected for a 2016 Regional Industrial Pretreatment Program Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The pretreatment program staff of New Bedford, led by … more
BURRILLVILLE – Maintaining public opposition to the project, the Town Council on Nov. 3 approved a series of financial agreements with Invenergy Thermal Development LLC, a company trying to build a gas-fired power plant in the town. The … more
Since 2004 Karen Binder has served as the executive director of Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum and during her tenure has helped the organization raise more than $10 million for endowment and capital improvements. more
Frank Romeo, president and CEO of BETA Group Inc., has been named the 2016 recipient of the Providence Engineering Society's Freeman Award. The award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated engineering excellence and advanced the … more
BURRILLVILLE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo walked a fine line between saying she cared about the health and well-being of local residents and her support for natural-gas infrastructure and a new power plant. During the more than two-hour … more
ATTLEBORO – Local communities are bracing for the cost to implement new stormwater rules from the federal Environmental Protection Agency. An effort by the state to intervene could offer some relief, but some environmentalists contend it would … more
Gail Ballard Hall, principal broker of Ballard Hall Real Estate, has been honored with the 2015 Bayberry Wreath Award. Presented by The Block Island Times, the honor recognizes individuals who embody the spirit of land conservation on Block Island. … more
State environmental agencies have less staff to adequately protect Rhode Island waters than in the past, and that could negatively impact the local economy, say advocates. On Jan. 14, Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone and Rhode … more
1 What initiatives are planned for 2016 to strengthen Rhode Island's resiliency in the face of climate change? Rhode Island continues to be out front in addressing climate change, and as the Ocean State – we are uniquely vulnerable. … more
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