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Terry Sullivan has been promoted to New England division director of The Nature Conservancy. He has served as the Conservancy's R.I. state director for the past five years. Sullivan holds dual B.A. degrees in history and American studies from George … more
BOSTON – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management will receive $129,000 over two years as part of a pollution-prevention grant being awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA New England announced Nov. 22. … more
Environmentally, the world has changed overnight. The likelihood that our nation will combat the causes of global warming sank on Election Day. President-elect Donald J. Trump's policies call for backing away from the Paris climate accord, scrapping … more
Since 2004 Karen Binder has served as the executive director of Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum and during her tenure has helped the organization raise more than $10 million for endowment and capital improvements. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island students have won a state award for their proposal to protect the Port of Galilee from rising sea levels caused by climate change, URI announced Nov. 16. The R.I. chapter of the American … more
Groundwork Providence, a nonprofit community-development organization, is dedicated to helping midsize, formerly industrial cities improve the lives of residents by offering often hard-to-find environmental services. That includes … more
The pitch: We are a facilities-management company that manages more than 20 different service providers in the janitorial, parking lot repair, carpet cleaning and landscaping industries and everything in between. Years in … more
More than 50 individuals and organizations have sent comments and critiques this month to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which has unveiled a $58.6 million plan to elevate structures in four Rhode Island communities threatened by coastal sea rise. more
WESTERLY – Homeowners along the coast may have a chance to elevate their home against floods and sea-level rise, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported Nov. 11. "The elevation makes sense," said Grover Fugate, R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council … more
BOSTON – The New Bedford Industrial Pretreatment Program was selected for a 2016 Regional Industrial Pretreatment Program Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The pretreatment program staff of New Bedford, led by … more
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