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Natural Resources
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When Emma Beade was a senior at Rhode Island School of Design, she became invested in the idea of getting her school to divest from fossil-fuel-producing companies so it could do its part to save the planet. The student-organized Divest … more
The American Wind Energy Association on Wednesday named Deepwater Wind LLC CEO Jeffrey Grybowski to its board of directors. more
Tracey M. Dalton, professor of marine affairs at the University of Rhode Island, is currently leading a study that examines the public's opinion about aquaculture in the Ocean State. Surveys were recently sent out to 1,400 Rhode Islanders in order … more
If you’re looking for a summer road trip destination, Oregon is the top spot. more
Paul Roberti of the R.I. Public Utilities Commission has been reappointed as a member of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Electricity Advisory Committee. more
Two University of Rhode Island sophomores have won Ernest F. Hollings Scholarships from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the study of marine sciences. more
PROVIDENCE – Robert Ballard, professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island and world-renowned oceanic archaeologist, told the Rhode Island House last month that state funding is needed for the university's Graduate School of … more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Rhode Island $1 million for three state cleanup projects. more
Mark H. Goerner has spent most of his adult life as a commercial fisherman, but recently went out on his own. Now he’s learning firsthand the challenges associated with growing and harvesting … more
Rhode Island’s largest utility company National Grid projects energy efficiency programs installed during 2014 could save about 3.3 million megawatt hours of electricity and 58 therms of natural gas in the next 10 to 13 years, according to an initial report. more
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