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(Updated 1:27 p.m.) The executive director of Save The Bay says it is premature for the R.I. Energy Facility Siting Board to make a decision on the proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillville before the state adopts a greenhouse gas reduction strategy. more
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
A new state compost law, which could open the door to a host of new small-scale entrepreneurship, will be the focus of the 2016 RI Compost Conference & Trade Show scheduled for Thursday. more
ESS Group Inc. has been awarded a five-year, $31.8 million contract with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to serve as one of its prime contractors to provide technical and administrative support for the agency’s National Aquatic Resource Surveys program. more
Rhode Island’s largest electric utility estimates customers could see a 7.5 to 8 percent reduction in their monthly electricity bills this winter thanks largely to a shift in its pricing model. more
More than $1 million in federal assistance has been delivered to Rhode Island to help cover the costs of the Jan. 26-28 severe winter storm that covered parts of the state in up to 3 feet of snow, said state and federal officials. more
New England’s grid operator last week purchased power from two Rhode Island energy projects, which bodes well for a region where resources are scant. more
Lincoln Woods State Park, with nearly 1 million in visitors each year, will receive a new “green” pavilion as part of a $5.3 million project. more
Despite lagging growth, a new law awaiting gubernatorial approval would extend the state’s renewable energy target to 38.5 percent by 2035. more
The Providence Mayor’s Office on Friday confirmed a report that the Port of Providence would host at least a portion of Deepwater Wind LLC’s offshore wind turbine assembly work for its 30-megawatt Block Island project. more
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