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Natural Resources
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The Baker-Polito administration recently announced that nearly $4 million in grants are being awarded to 80 cities, towns, regional groups and nonprofit organizations for recycling, composting and waste reduction. more
Maplewood Farm, a three-season business since 1950, is a family affair and the owner wants to keep it that way. Owner Judith A. Carvalho inherited the 37-acre Portsmouth farm from her father, Manuel, who died suddenly in 1988. She works … more
More than 16,000 pounds of trash and 157,000 items – including 41,803 cigarette butts – were collected from Rhode Island’s shorelines during a coastal cleanup in September, according to Save The Bay. more
Approximately 103 acres of land on Prudence Island known as the “Little Property” will be purchased with a $412,500 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to protect it from future development. more
The bill is about to arrive for last week’s run of sunshine and mild temperatures along the northern East Coast. more
Save The Bay on Friday announced this year’s slate of environmental award winners, including Dr. Candace Oviatt who’s being recognized with the lifetime achievement award. more
A marketing communications firm is being sought to partner with the Rhode Island charter fishing industry to develop a marketing campaign for charter and party boat fishing in the Ocean State. more
A decadelong study of water quality in Narragansett Bay by oceanographers from the University of Rhode Island has found that reductions in nitrogen discharged into the bay from sewage treatment plants has resulted in much clearer water and fewer algae blooms. more
FALL RIVER – Government, education and business leaders marked the opening of a 3.2-megawatt solar array covering 800 parking spaces on 5 acres of the city's Bristol Community College campus. The solar array will generate more than 34 … more
What might have escaped the average visitor of the Audubon Society of Rhode Island's Environmental Education Center last year was the subtly deteriorating health of its aquatic animals and the weakening condition of its 15-year-old aquarium. … more
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