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Office Recycling Solutions said it recently received industry recertifications, demonstrating that it is recycling electronics equipment according to the highest industry standards for environmental protection, worker health and safety, data privacy and facility security. more
Approximately $3.3 million in grants to improve water quality throughout the state were awarded Wednesday in honor of Earth Day. more
Deepwater Wind LLC announced Monday the securing of more than $290 million in debt and equity financing for its five-turbine, 30-megawatt Block Island Wind Farm project. more
Governor-elect Gina M. Raimondo said she will reappoint Janet L. Coit as director of the state Department of Environmental Management, and will submit her name to the Senate next month for reconfirmation. more
More than $1.6 million in federal funding has been awarded to the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program to help protect coastal and marine resources. more
A new National Park Service report shows that 51,523 visitors to the Roger Williams National Memorial spent $2.9 million in the state last year, a 7.4 percent increase over 2013. more
A total of 271 acres of forestland along the Pawcatuck River in Charlestown and Richmond has been permanently protected, according to The Nature Conservancy. more
More than 16,000 pounds of trash and 157,000 items – including 41,803 cigarette butts – were collected from Rhode Island’s shorelines during a coastal cleanup in September, according to Save The Bay. more
The bill is about to arrive for last week’s run of sunshine and mild temperatures along the northern East Coast. more
A decadelong study of water quality in Narragansett Bay by oceanographers from the University of Rhode Island has found that reductions in nitrogen discharged into the bay from sewage treatment plants has resulted in much clearer water and fewer algae blooms. more
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