Updated April 25 at 4:56pm
Environment
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Officials celebrated the state’s acquisition of Jerimoth Hill, Rhode Island’s highest point at 812 feet, on Wednesday morning. more
Save The Bay is urging the Coastal Resources Management Council to require property owners in Matunuck to remove shoreline walls that it claims were illegally installed in the past several years. more
An anonymous, $1.5 million gift to the Moses Brown School will be used to establish a sailing and marine education center in Cranston at the former Edgewood Yacht Club. more
Despite a travel ban and the Rhode Island governor advising residents to stay in and “hunker down,” some business owners decided to brave the storm Tuesday and open their restaurants. … more
(Updated 10:14 a.m.) Clean up from winter storm Linus is continuing, as more snowfall may hit Wednesday evening. more
Apponaug Color & Hobby Shop Inc. opened Thursday for the first time in two days since a blizzard smacked Rhode Island with nearly 20 inches of snow. more
Rhode Island will receive $193,090 in federal funding through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to make the state’s coastline more resilient to future storms and rising sea levels. more
Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation have announced a $125,000 challenge grant for Save The Bay, which will be used to create a public access pier in south Providence. more
Small businesses are working with Clean Water Action and the state Department of Environmental Management to recycle mercury-containing lighting fixtures, such as compact fluorescent bulbs. more
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has launched the new Energy Star Home Advisor, an online tool to help consumers save money and improve their homes’ energy efficiency through recommended home improvement projects, according to regional administrator Curt Spalding. more
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