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Natural Resources
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WASHINGTON – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association fisheries research vessel Henry B. Bigelow will be permanently homeported in Newport, Sen. Jack Reed announced April 12. The 209-foot, $54 million ship supports NOAA's mission … more
"Just don't call me Bubba!" laughed Jarvis Green as our radio interview began. The former New England Patriots defensive end was deflecting – not footballs, but a movie reference. In "Forrest Gump," Forrest makes a plan to go into the shrimp … more
New England's grid operator earlier this month purchased power from two planned Rhode Island energy projects, which bodes well for a region where resources are scant. ISO-New England, the region's nonprofit operator based in Holyoke, Mass., … more
Johann Becker, a rising senior at the University of Rhode Island, was recently awarded the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the most prestigious scholarship awarded to undergraduates studying … more
On Feb. 1, Save The Bay will host the final Teachers in Action Showcase in its three-year partnership with Providence public schools. more
BURRILLVILLE – Two state lawmakers representing the town say they will oppose Invenergy Thermal Development LLC's application to construct a 1000-megawatt, gas-fired power plant in Pascoag village. Sen. Paul Fogarty and Rep. Cale Keable, … more
As we mark Earth Day on April 22, it is a good time to reaffirm the idea that partnerships and working together are powerful tools for environmental protection. more
Athletic-impact-protection company G-Form this month announced a partnership with Ski Utah, a membership organization representing Utah’s alpine ski resorts. The agreement will begin with the 2016-17 ski season and makes the Providence company the group’s official protection partner. more
NEW BEDFORD – Citing 2015 landings worth $322 million, for the 16th year in a row the city held the top-value title nationwide for its fishing catch, according to NOAA Fisheries. The top ranking was thanks largely to scallops, SouthCoastToday.com … more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The harsh winter of 2014-15 was tough on Rhode Island's oyster farms, but despite some losses, the industry continued to grow. The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council's recently released annual report on the … more
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