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Environment
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Social Enterprise Greenhouse recently launched a food accelerator program. Isabella Cassell, SEG’s food and health venture development manager; Kelly Ramirez, CEO; and Cayla Mackey, university … more
CRANSTON – The University of Rhode Island recently received a new $1M federal grant to study Lyme disease prevention and exposure among outdoor workers in the Ocean State. more
The federal government and the R.I. Department of Transportation have signed a consent decree that commits the state agency to spend $111.9 million over 10 years to reduce the flow of pollutants into the state’s bodies of water through stormwater systems. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth expects to break ground on Oct. 23 for a $55 million expansion of its School for Marine Science and Technology in New Bedford. more
The battle to build natural gas pipelines in the post-Keystone XL world has moved from the hearing room into the streets. more
PROVIDENCE – New fees proposed by National Grid on wind and solar systems are raising the ire of renewable energy developers and advocates, according to ecoRI News. National Grid says the fees would offset costs of running and improving … more
To take advantage of lower interest rates, the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank has refinanced $47 million in Water Pollution Control bonds, realizing $6 million in savings. more
Weather forecasters are fairly confident that the world is experiencing the strongest El Nino phenomenon since 1997-1998, a climate pattern that features increased ocean temperatures and disruptive rainfall and drought events around the world. more
Rhode Island is one of the most energy-efficient states in the nation, according to the latest study by personal finance website WalletHub. more
Just for fun, Jeff Powell smoked fish for 16 years before following advice given by friends and family to do it professionally. The Ocean State Smoked Fish Co., which smokes locally sourced fish and sells it at stores and farmers markets … more
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