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Natural Resources
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The plan by New England governors to finance new natural gas pipelines and electrical transmissions lines with charges on energy bills has been thrown into uncertainty. more
Founder and President Bill Munger started Conanicut Marine Services Inc. by doing yacht repairs from the back of his truck and in the family basement. more
Wild oysters, with their craggy shells and the natural, complex reefs they grow on, are almost just a memory in Rhode Island – 99 percent of them are gone. more
U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, center, works with members of The Nature Conservancy on the “living shoreline” project on the Narrow River in Narragansett on Aug. 21. The project is using oyster shells and recycled materials to help protect against coastal erosion, sea-level rise and loss of habitat. The project was funded in part by the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council and is also expected to tap federal funds. If successful, the project will be expanded to other Rhode Island locations. 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
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
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