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Environment
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Respondents in a poll commissioned by Bryant University generally favored the bond requests that will be considered by voters in the Nov. 8 general election, with two-thirds or more saying they would approve state borrowing directed to veterans’ housing and environmental improvements. more
The tiny state of Rhode Island is at a crossroad, facing major decisions on investing in fossil fuel infrastructure or turning sharply to renewable energy. more
PROVIDENCE — The push for an 80 percent reduction in greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050 will be a challenge in the Ocean State, according to a preliminary study commissioned by the Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council. The study … more
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
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