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Environment
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Deepwater Wind LLC, the company building the only U.S. offshore wind farm, is looking at a Brooklyn waterfront site as a staging ground as it pursues a potential project off the south shore of Long Island, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. more
1 How many jobs does the so-called clean-energy economy support? The clean-energy economy supports nearly 10,000 jobs throughout the state. Last year, this sector added over 600 jobs, with nearly 90 percent of the growth occurring in firms … more
With Flint, Mich.'s lead-fouled drinking water still making news, recent revelations that staffing at the R.I. Department of Environmental Management and the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council are below previous levels is a source of concern. … more
Dean Hoxsie, chief of the Narragansett Police Department, was hired to lead the R.I. Department of Environmental Management Division of Law Enforcement. He holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Roger Williams University. more
Climate change is the single biggest issue that the coastal environment and coastal development will be facing for the next several decades. We're losing salt marsh at an alarming rate, we're seeing our species shift and our ecosystem is … more
BURRILLVILLE – The Conservation Law Foundation says the natural gas-fired power plant proposed here would hinder Rhode Island's greenhouse-gas reduction goals, according to ecoRI News. Established in 2014, the Resilient Rhode Island Act … more
WARWICK – The rules and players involved in the approval process for the proposed Burrillville power plant have narrowed. Late last month, the two-member Energy Facilities Siting Board voted down several groups and individuals seeking to litigate … more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker last week said a Taunton project is among nine statewide targeting water pollution from stormwater runoff and erosion that have been recommended for more than $1.28 million in federal grants. "It is vitally … more
Construction offshore of the Block Island wind farm has stopped for the season, but the maker of the turbines for it is now doing assembly work in the Port of Providence for next year's work. And while both developments were as planned, … 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
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