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Natural Resources
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The University of Rhode Island will receive $510,978 in grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture program to support farms and open space conservation. more
Nine Rhode Island high school students are winners in C-SPAN’s national 2015 StudentCam competition. more
Convincing businesses and homeowners to look at the long-term perspective, not just the immediate cost of investment, is one of many challenges communities and governments face as the impact of climate change becomes an increasingly pressing issue, economist Howard Kunreuther told environmental experts, area residents and a group of international journalists Friday at the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting. more
(Updated, 4:21 p.m.) The state awarded $6.3 million in grants to 26 communities to improve recreational facilities. more
Rhode Island will receive more than $2.7 million to clean up properties in Pawtucket, Providence and Westerly that have been designated “brownfields,” where expansion or redevelopment is prevented due to hazardous pollutants or contaminants, the state’s congressional delegation announced Wednesday. more
When it rains, some people aren’t content to just let all that water fall to earth – they’re collecting it in rain barrels. more
Designing signs for the Fred Lippitt Woonasquatucket River Greenway is as much about saying a lot with a little as it is about enhancing the evolving pedestrian and bike-friendly link between Providence's downtown and West Side. The … more
Rhode Island has a new job certification for a “renewable energy professional,” intended as a step toward making the state more attractive to businesses in the energy sector. more
National Grid announced Wednesday that it will extend its multimillion dollar Interstate Reliability Project into Massachusetts with the construction of a 15.4-mile electric transmission line in the towns of Mullbury, Sutton, Northbridge, Uxbridge and Millville. more
It seems natural in the Ocean State that engineering companies and university researchers would sooner or later zero in on the mission to harvest energy from waves in the sea. more
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