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(Updated 2:40 p.m.) Initial construction activities for the Block Island Wind Farm have begun, the company launching the five-turbine farm announced Monday. more
Christopher Morra paid about $750 a month just to keep the lights on at his East Providence business until 2014, when he finished installing about 200 solar panels atop his roof. Now, paying next to nothing for electricity, Morra says his big-ticket … 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
Two University of Rhode Island sophomores have won Ernest F. Hollings Scholarships from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the study of marine sciences. more
Approximately $3.3 million in grants to improve water quality throughout the state were awarded Wednesday in honor of Earth Day. more
Today marks the 45th anniversary of the first Earth Day celebration – a day that many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement. more
The Ocean State is one of the most eco-friendly states in the nation, according to WalletHub. more
Shellfish and movie theaters. In a nutshell that sums up this year's recipients of the Rhode Island Innovation Fellowships, or "genius" grants, but in reality the projects are much more involved. John Haley, a naturalist and … more
The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded $225,000 in funding for habitat restoration projects throughout the state through its R.I. Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund. more
The federal Environmental Protection Agency is making grant money available through its healthy communities program for New England communities to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health and improve the quality of life. more
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