Updated February 9 at 3:09pm
Environment
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(Updated, 5:55 p.m.) In an inaugural study of Rhode Island’s clean-energy industry, the state is recommending a number of steps be taken to help further expand the sector. more
The R.I. Resource Recovery Corp. will launch the second phase of its anti-contamination campaign this week to teach residents how to recycle smarter. more
State beaches in South County will be open weekends from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. starting Saturday, according to the state Department of Environmental Management. more
The Providence Mayor’s Office on Friday confirmed a report that the Port of Providence would host at least a portion of Deepwater Wind LLC’s offshore wind turbine assembly work for its 30-megawatt Block Island project. more
Apparently there will be no rest for the winter weather weary. The National Weather Service said another two to four inches of snow is expected to hit Rhode Island Thursday night into Friday. more
More than $815,000 in grants will fund 11 projects intended to protect and restore water quality in the Narragansett Bay watershed. more
The state on Thursday named six multi-disciplinary teams as winners of more than $814,000 in collaborative research grant awards focusing on marine sciences. more
Thanks to a federal grant of nearly $10.8 million over the next five years, Brown University researchers and students in the Superfund Research Program will be able to continue their work studying how toxicant exposures affect health, how exposures occur and more. more
When it comes to being environmentally friendly, Rhode Islanders care most about gardening, according to a survey by SaveOnEnergy.com, which provides consumers with information about energy plans. more
A University of Rhode Island professor has been named chairman of the governor’s Executive Climate Change Science and Technical Advisory Board, which provides guidance on issues pertaining to climate change. more
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