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Natural Resources
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The federal government and the R.I. Department of Transportation have signed a consent decree that commits the state agency to spend $111.9 million over 10 years to reduce the flow of pollutants into the state’s bodies of water through stormwater systems. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth expects to break ground on Oct. 23 for a $55 million expansion of its School for Marine Science and Technology in New Bedford. more
High winds and expensive electricity make Block Island a good site for the first U.S. offshore wind farm. For the same reasons, Long Island may be next. more
The good news is, the snow won’t last long. more
Michael Polsky, CEO of Invenergy LLC, a Chicago-based power generation and energy storage developer, owner and operator, will join Gov. Gina M. Raimondo at the Statehouse on Tuesday to announce his company’s plans for an energy-production facility in Burrillville. more
Salve Regina University’s tree-filled oceanfront campus has been recognized as an accredited arboretum by the Morton Arboretum’s ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program. more
CVS Health Corp., National Grid, UnitedHealth Group and Schneider Electric all made Newsweek’s list of the top 500 green companies in the world. more
An oceanographer at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography said temperatures in Narragansett Bay hit record highs and lows in 2015. more
More than $1.2 million in federal grants to help the R.I. Department of Environmental Management and the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank clean up brownfield sites was awarded last week by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields Program. more
A sustainable groundwater cleanup system was implemented and solar panels installed at the ReSolve Superfund site here on Monday. more
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