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Johann Becker, a rising senior at the University of Rhode Island, was recently awarded the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the most prestigious scholarship awarded to undergraduates studying … more
Rhode Island has 26,593 homes at risk from hurricane storm surge damage this year, 100 more than last year, ranking it 17th, or fourth lowest, on a list of states along the Atlantic and Gulf coastlines, according to CoreLogic’s 2016 Storm Surge report released Wednesday. more
Food advocates and other industry stakeholders on Tuesday released a proposed five-year strategic plan focused on the state’s food system, designed to improve food-related production, health and access and economic development for Rhode Islanders. more
Invenergy Thermal Development LLC is courting Woonsocket city officials to sell it water so the company can cool generators at its much-debated, gas-fired power plant proposed for Burrillville. more
Utilidata Inc. said a new project with American Electric Power in Ohio will help the utility company deliver additional energy savings to customers – $210 million in bill savings over a 15-year period. more
BURRILLVILLE – Two state lawmakers representing the town say they will oppose Invenergy Thermal Development LLC's application to construct a 1000-megawatt, gas-fired power plant in Pascoag village. Sen. Paul Fogarty and Rep. Cale Keable, … more
In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Save the Bay has made it possible for those who previously could not participate in The Swim, the annual trek from Newport to Jamestown, to take part virtually. more
Superimposed on a tennis court-sized board at ISO New England is a real-time simulation of the region's power grid. Roughly 350 generators across the six-state region are connected by a dizzying number of interconnecting lines depicting … more
As we mark Earth Day on April 22, it is a good time to reaffirm the idea that partnerships and working together are powerful tools for environmental protection. more
Athletic-impact-protection company G-Form this month announced a partnership with Ski Utah, a membership organization representing Utah’s alpine ski resorts. The agreement will begin with the 2016-17 ski season and makes the Providence company the group’s official protection partner. more
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