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Environment
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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
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Office of Energy Resources has approved $300,000 in enhanced incentives to support the installation of LED streetlights and control technologies in the city. Conversions from traditional streetlights to … more
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
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