Updated January 26 at 10:26am
Natural Resources
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Officials celebrated the state’s acquisition of Jerimoth Hill, Rhode Island’s highest point at 812 feet, on Wednesday morning. more
In recognition of the growing popularity of solar energy solutions, Admirals Bank is growing the programs it offers to both residential and commercial customers who are looking to finance such purchases. more
The organization charged with annual monitoring of Rhode Island’s environmental health shows that the state has become a national leader on environmental and climate change issues, but funding remains an issue, particularly in regard to beach testing. more
Local fishermen this year have had a tough time with a species of red seaweed, an algae, that looks like matted hair. The algae began to bloom and spread in May. 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
National Grid is proposing to reduce natural gas rates starting Nov. 1 with R.I. Public Utilities Commission permission, according to a press release from the company. more
Oil traders might see the 27 percent slide in global prices as a bear market. For U.S. consumers, it’s more like an early holiday gift. more
Rhode Island will receive $24.6 million in winter heating aid for low-income residents, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said Wednesday. more
Local officials were set to announce the new Southeast New England Coastal Watershed Restoration Program on Wednesday afternoon, as well as the award of approximately $730,000 in federal funding to six local clean water projects to help protect Narragansett Bay and local watersheds. more
The nonprofit Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released an analysis of Rhode Island’s budget outlook, saying that due to increased revenue and lower-than-anticipated expenditures, the state’s projected opening surplus for fiscal 2015 has been increased to approximately $8.8 million. more
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