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BOSTON – Two Massachusetts projects have been awarded more than a half-million dollars under a competitive national grant competition to reduce diesel emissions, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced that $150,000 in farm-viability grant funds will be available to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island. The funds are from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Block Grant program. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management is seeking nominations for membership on the new Local Agriculture and Seafood Act Advisory Committee. more
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
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
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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