Updated February 19 at 6:26pm
Natural Resources
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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
EMMA Acres in Exeter has been named Rhode Island’s 2016 Outstanding Dairy Farm by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee of which the R.I. Department of Environmental Management is a member. 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
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
The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center announced today its plans to lease space at 38 Bethel St. beginning April 1. The 3,000-square-foot, handicap accessible space is located in the heart of the New Bedford Whaling National Park and will accommodate changing exhibits, public programs, school groups, archives and community gatherings. more
State regulators on Thursday voted down two motions to dismiss Invenergy LLC’s request to build a controversial gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, and signaled a final decision isn't likely coming any time soon. more
Hermine, the first hurricane to hit Florida since 2005, has weakened, but is still expected to make an impact in Rhode Island. more
Hoping to generate support and excitement for a local food and drink-related venue on the Providence waterfront, Eat Drink RI will preview its Central Market concept on Aug. 6. more
The historic Broadwall Farm, one of the last large unprotected farms in the state, has been purchased for $660,000 by the R.I. Department of Environmental Management in partnership with The Nature Conservancy. more
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