Updated July 26 at 6:26pm
Environment
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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is attending the National Governors Association’s winter meeting in Washington, D.C., where she is scheduled to participate in a panel discussion on young American activism concerning climate change and energy. more
The City Council on Thursday approved a resolution calling on the Board of Investment Commissioners to move forward with divestment of city investments from fossil fuel companies. more
Venture capitalists invested $16.3 million in Rhode Island companies in 2015, considerably less than in 2014, when venture capital investments topped $124 million. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday joined 16 other U.S. governors in committing to expand clean energy resources, modernize energy infrastructure and promote collaborative practices. more
2015 was not a good year for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. n In August, the EPA polluted a Colorado river by causing the release of 3 million gallons of water contaminated with heavy metals, which can cause cancer and kidney … more
As executive director of the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, Grover Fugate is charged with preservation, protection, development and restoration of coastal areas. His efforts to identify and deal with the effects of climate change yield more universal truths. more
The R.I. Emergency Management Agency said arctic air is expected to hit southern New England this weekend, and it is urging residents to prepare now for potentially record lows. more
(Updated 11:18 a.m. and 2:38 p.m.) Monday’s storm is expected to dump anywhere from 6 to 8 inches of snow in Rhode Island, with more anticipated to hit Newport County and the northern tier of the state. more
Climate change is the single biggest issue that the coastal environment and coastal development will be facing for the next several decades. We're losing salt marsh at an alarming rate, we're seeing our species shift and our ecosystem is … more
WARWICK – The rules and players involved in the approval process for the proposed Burrillville power plant have narrowed. Late last month, the two-member Energy Facilities Siting Board voted down several groups and individuals seeking to litigate … more
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