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Natural Resources
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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
State and federal environmental agencies on Thursday filed two lawsuits in the U.S. District Court of Rhode Island seeking financial relief from dozens of businesses, municipalities and federal agencies it says are responsible for the costs to clean up a defunct hazardous-waste site in Lincoln and Cumberland. more
In a surprise turn of events, Invenergy Thermal Development LLC has secured an $18.4 million water-supply contract with Johnston, not Woonsocket. more
A major player in U.S. renewable energy happens to be a five-sided building in Virginia usually associated with deployment of power rather than consumption of it. more
Hasbro Inc. placed first on Newsweek’s 2016 Green Rankings released this week. more
Ranch and farm operators in Washington County are eligible for low-interest emergency loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency. more
Rhode Island will receive a $497,265 state wildlife grant to preserve the state’s wildlife and their habitats, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said this week. more
A total of 1.5 percent of Rhode Island homes, or 4,853, are at risk of being underwater due to sea level rise, according to a recent analysis by Zillow. more
Bank of America last month announced new environmental goals, among which is an effort to become carbon neutral by 2020. more
In a first for Providence, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has created a Capital Improvement Plan that outlines and prioritizes $122.4 million in expenditures the city would make in its public works, public property, and parks and recreation departments. more
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