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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
Here’s one area where Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is handily beating Amazon.com Inc.: telling shoppers what ingredients are in the products they’re buying. more
International Game Technology PLC was recently recognized by the CDP’s 2016 Climate Change Program for its commitment to fight climate change. more
Using sonar and other tools, researchers and University of Rhode Island students are mapping the Atlantic Ocean floor to measure changes after Hurricane Sandy. more
Providence is one of 10 new cities that has joined the City Energy Project, a nationwide effort to cut climate pollution from buildings. more
BURRILLVILLE – Maintaining public opposition to the project, the Town Council on Nov. 3 approved a series of financial agreements with Invenergy Thermal Development LLC, a company trying to build a gas-fired power plant in the town. The … more
Atlanta resident Michele Mindlin and North Kingstown's Susan Gordon visited the Old Slater Mill National Historic Landmark District on a warm October day. The former college roommates chose the Pawtucket site in part because Mindlin makes a habit of visiting museums and historic sites across the world. And Gordon had visited the Old Slater Mill site before. more
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