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Environment
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The Massachusetts Commercial Food Waste Ban has created more than 900 jobs and stimulated $175 million in economic activity across the state during its first two years of implementation, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection said last week. more
State and federal environmental agencies have agreed to a $32 million settlement with dozens of businesses, municipalities and federal agencies for costs to clean up a defunct hazardous-waste site in Lincoln and Cumberland. more
NORTH KINGSTOWN – Although the new multiuse athletic fields located within the Quonset Business Park will open next fall, much work has been completed over the past year, the Quonset Development Corp. announced Dec. 16. Construction of … more
State and federal environmental agencies on Thursday filed two lawsuits in the U.S. District Court of Rhode Island seeking financial relief from dozens of businesses, municipalities and federal agencies it says are responsible for the costs to clean up a defunct hazardous-waste site in Lincoln and Cumberland. more
Starting Feb. 1, two University of Rhode Island graduates who received master’s degrees in marine affairs will spend a year working on ocean and coastal policy issues in Washington, D.C. more
The historic Broadwall Farm, one of the last large unprotected farms in the state, has been purchased for $660,000 by the R.I. Department of Environmental Management in partnership with The Nature Conservancy. more
Scott DeHainaut has been named spatial data management director at ESS Group Inc. He has more than 25 years experience in geographic information systems. DeHainaut holds a B.S. in geography from Southern Illinois University. more
Aquanis Inc. has received a $224,969 National Science Foundation Phase I Small Business Innovation Research grant to develop and test a device intended to improve the efficiency and extend the service life of utility-scale wind turbines. more
Invenergy Thermal Development LLC is courting Woonsocket city officials to sell it water so the company can cool generators at its much-debated, gas-fired power plant proposed for Burrillville. more
It’s official. The nation’s first offshore wind project is now up and running. more
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