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Environment
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NARRAGANSETT – Rhode Island commercial fisherman Christopher Brown was honored by the White House on Oct. 7 as a Champion of Change for Sustainable Seafood. In addition to being president of the Seafood Harvesters of America, representing … more
"There is a thing called clean coal," Donald Trump said during the Oct. 9 debate. But there isn't – and won't be for a considerable time, if ever. Presumably, Trump was referring to so-called carbon-capture technology, which is designed … more
1 What inspired you to write "Rhode Island's Shellfish Heritage: An Ecological History?" The idea came from the University of Rhode Island's Coastal Resources Center, Coastal Institute, and Sea Grant, and I was honored that they chose me as … more
Working with Tiverton residents and representatives of the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, the Twin River Management Group has refined design plans for a proposed casino and hotel in the town in an effort to protect wetlands, wildlife and the surrounding environment. more
The power of environmental protection and green projects has now been widely recognized as an invaluable economic driving force. It has been decades in coming, but the perceived gap between the needs of business and those concerned with natural … more
Rhode Islanders face seven ballot questions this year, and few of them are simple to endorse or reject. Question 1 Does the state need to replace the diminishing asset that is Newport Grand? Absolutely. And the proposal by Twin … more
State regulators are calling on Invenergy Thermal Development LLC to explain how it plans to cool a proposed 1,000 megawatt, gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, saying the company needs to have a plan or risk having its application suspended. more
Bank of America last month announced new environmental goals, among which is an effort to become carbon neutral by 2020. more
Downtown Warren is one of the 15 Great Places in America, according to the American Planning Association, which announced the list on Monday. more
The R.I. Public Utilities Commission on Thursday rejected a motion from the Conservation Law Foundation to dismiss a proposal to enhance natural-gas pipelines using Rhode Island ratepayer-backed funds. more
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