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Environment
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BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick late last month signed legislation that will prohibit the possession, sale, trade and distribution of shark fins. more
PROVIDENCE – Brad Marston, professor of physics at Brown University, will use a $75,000 grant from the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative for research on nuclear-waste disposal. more
WARWICK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved funding aimed at protecting the city’s wastewater-treatment facility against future flooding. more
PROVIDENCE – PaintCare, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit, and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management this month announced the start of a new paint-recycling program in Rhode Island. more
BOSTON – Three graduate research students in Rhode Island will receive federal fellowship grants to assist with their environmental research projects. more
Newport’s dramatically perched Cliff Walk has been restored – and some say improved – since the damage inflicted by Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. more
To the Editor: In a recent article (“Allens Avenue bizs move to keep out mixed use,” May 26, 2014), Providence Business News reported that Allens Avenue business owners were against mixed-use development along the Allens Avenue waterfront. more
PROVIDENCE – The Audubon Society of Rhode Island, Providence Public Library, the town of Westerly and Yawgoo Valley Ski School have received grants totaling $9,895 from the Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities at Rhode Island College. more
PROVIDENCE – A bill signed by Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee this month creates a Climate Change Council that will coordinate efforts between the state’s agencies and public institutions. more
BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this month announced a settlement requiring an asphalt-manufacturing company comply with its Clean Air Act permit. more
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