Updated January 25 at 4:55pm
Environment
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BOSTON – A Massachusetts environmental-services company has agreed to pay more than $650,000 to resolve a lawsuit alleging it submitted false bills and records on multiple public contracts for sewer, storage tank and catch-basin cleaning, maintenance and repair, and illegally discharged sewage and wastewater, outgoing Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last month. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management is accepting applications for the Local Agriculture and Seafood Act grants program, which offers grants to assist small or beginning farmers markets and promote the sale of Rhode Island-grown agricultural products and local seafood. more
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Interior Department is planning the nation’s largest competitive auction for offshore wind projects, 742,000 acres off Massachusetts that may generate as much as 5 gigawatts of electricity, Bloomberg News reported last week. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Fish and Wildlife will hold public meetings throughout the state next month to discuss the 2015 Wildlife Action Plan and how it relates to conservation in Rhode Island. more
BOSTON – The Fall River Water Filtration Plant will make significant upgrades to eliminate the use of chlorine gas at the facility, under the terms of a settlement with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act’s chemical-accident-prevention regulations. more
Capt. Thomas McGinn, owner of Providence River Boat Co., knows the shallow waters of the upper Providence River as well as anyone. more
WEST WARWICK – The Arpin Group recently became the first company in the moving and transportation industry to perform the International Society of Sustainability Professionals’ sustainability self-assessment, the company said in a statement. more
BOSTON – Rhode Island-based Copar Quarries has agreed to settle claims that it violated federal clean air standards, the agency announced this month. more
Don’t let the small mountain of coal overlooking the Port of Providence fool you. more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said that it will review site cleanups and remedies at 20 Superfund sites through New England, including several in Rhode Island and Bristol County, Mass. more
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