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Rhode Island will receive $193,090 in federal funding through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to make the state’s coastline more resilient to future storms and rising sea levels. more
Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation have announced a $125,000 challenge grant for Save The Bay, which will be used to create a public access pier in south Providence. more
Small businesses are working with Clean Water Action and the state Department of Environmental Management to recycle mercury-containing lighting fixtures, such as compact fluorescent bulbs. more
State beaches in South County will be open weekends from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. starting Saturday, according to the state Department of Environmental Management. more
The dirtiest coal in the United States is becoming the most popular, thanks to tightening emission standards forcing power plants to reduce pollutants. more
The state on Thursday named six multi-disciplinary teams as winners of more than $814,000 in collaborative research grant awards focusing on marine sciences. more
Rhode Island has positioned itself as a leader in the offshore wind energy movement alongside Massachusetts, according to a new report from the National Wildlife Federation assessing offshore wind progress among Atlantic Coast states. more
Rhode Island’s largest utility company National Grid projects energy efficiency programs installed during 2014 could save about 3.3 million megawatt hours of electricity and 58 therms of natural gas in the next 10 to 13 years, according to an initial report. more
Rocky Point will open to the public on Oct. 25 for the first time in two decades so visitors can see how it is being redeveloped into a coastal state park. more
Convincing businesses and homeowners to look at the long-term perspective, not just the immediate cost of investment, is one of many challenges communities and governments face as the impact of climate change becomes an increasingly pressing issue, economist Howard Kunreuther told environmental experts, area residents and a group of international journalists Friday at the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting. more
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