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Green-building techniques have become so common in commercial construction that they almost are an expectation for companies who relocate or expand into new offices. Executives at several companies operating in Rhode Island said the … more
BOSTON – The Attleboro Water Pollution Control Facility has been selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a 2014 Regional Industrial Pretreatment Program Excellence Award. … more
Designing signs for the Fred Lippitt Woonasquatucket River Greenway is as much about saying a lot with a little as it is about enhancing the evolving pedestrian and bike-friendly link between Providence's downtown and West Side. The … more
Michael A. Stein joins Wright-Pierce's wastewater practice group as a senior project manager. Stein brings nearly 30 years of experience in wastewater and utility infrastructure engineering to the position. He holds a bachelor's degree in civil … more
Fall River has been awarded $30,000 for water infrastructure improvements, Gov. Charlie Baker said Wednesday. more
Dave McLaughlin, co-founder and executive director of Clean Ocean Access, was recently given the Alison J. Walsh Award for outstanding environmental advocacy by Save The Bay. Clean Ocean Access began as a grassroots movement in 2006, after local … more
File it under the too bizarre not to be true heading. Last week The Westerly Sun reported on the Watch Hill Fire District filing an appeal with the town's Zoning Board of Review to get the owner of St. Clair Annex to remove the newly … more
The R.I. Department of Transportation recently finalized an agreement with the federal government after failing to comply with the Clean Water Act, neglecting its drainage systems and allowing runoff from highways to pour runoff into more than 200 bodies of water in our state for years on end. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week signed an executive order requiring state agencies to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions throughout their facilities. "Developing a strategy that supports a transition to … more
BURRILLVILLE – Eight people were charged with trespassing following a Dec. 5 march and rally opposing proposed pipeline and power-plant projects in the town, according to ecoRI News. Opposition has grown as two energy projects have … more
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