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Environment
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Emergency management officials are preparing for Hurricane Joaquin as it moves up the Atlantic Coast, and they are urging Rhode Islanders to do the same. more
(Updated 3:23 p.m.) The House Environment and Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday passed a bill that could have a major impact on the future of the proposed power plant in Burrillville. more
Dear Editor: In response to your lead editorial on energy, "Renewable energy changes grid care, but we all should pay," published in the April 8 edition: More than 100 studies conducted across the country substantiate the dividends … more
(Updated 2:19 p.m.) Two Rhode Island organizations, a resident and an official were recognized this week with 2016 Environmental Merit Awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s New England regional office. more
It took nearly two years, three states, 18 towns, $483 million and enough wire to stretch from Providence to Durham, N.C., but Tuesday marked the completion of a major infrastructure project to upgrade Southern New England’s electric system. more
With nearly 400 miles of coastland, the Ocean State is acutely aware of the environment and its relationship to water. For three decades, stories about wastewater mitigation, natural disasters and how rising sea levels will affect the … more
(Updated, 10:55 a.m.) Fourteen projects received a total of $3.7 million in matching grants under the new Brownfields Remediation and Economic Development Fund, the governor’s office and R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced Wednesday. more
The R.I. Department of Environmental Management said that the Ocean State Alliance Team, a team of Rhode Island-based wastewater treatment operators, won the regional “Operator Challenge” contest, which was held during the New England Water Environment Association’s annual conference earlier this month. more
(Updated 12:58 p.m. and 1:33 p.m.) Approximately 8,000 National Grid customers remain without power two days after a violent thunderstorm tore through Rhode Island. more
The American recycling business is in the dumps. According to Dave Steiner, the CEO of Waste Management, America’s largest recycling company, the industry is experiencing a “national crisis,” with almost all of America’s 2,000 high-tech recycling facilities - including Steinert’s own - running in the red. more
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