Updated January 29 at 9:29pm
Natural Resources
66 results total, viewing 21 - 30
The Department of Environmental Management said that farm viability grants totaling $255,543 have been awarded for projects that will enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island will receive $24.6 million in winter heating aid for low-income residents, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said Wednesday. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island continued to drop, marking the lowest point this year, according to AAA Southern New England’s weekly survey of gasoline prices. more
Rhode Island is one of the most energy efficient states, tying with Oregon and Vermont for the No. 3 spot on a State Energy Efficiency Scorecard released on Wednesday by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. more
In advance of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Tuesday meeting about Spectra Energy’s plan to build an additional compressor station in Burrillville, the Rhode Island Business Coalition is voicing its support of efforts to expand the natural gas supply in the Northeast. more
North Smithfield has become the first Rhode Island community to launch the “solarize” residential solar energy campaign. more
The federal Environmental Protection Agency is accepting nominations for its 2015 Environmental Merit Awards, which will recognize environmental achievements during the past year. more
Local officials were set to announce the new Southeast New England Coastal Watershed Restoration Program on Wednesday afternoon, as well as the award of approximately $730,000 in federal funding to six local clean water projects to help protect Narragansett Bay and local watersheds. more
A new initiative linking 12 northeastern states will help farmers and forest owners adapt to climate changes, according to the University of Rhode Island, which has a lead role. more
The organization charged with annual monitoring of Rhode Island’s environmental health shows that the state has become a national leader on environmental and climate change issues, but funding remains an issue, particularly in regard to beach testing. more
« Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 Next »