Updated November 28 at 6:25pm
Natural Resources
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An 18-acre parcel stretching from West Main Road to Dundery Brook has been permanently protected, expanding the Bumblebee Preserve, according to The Nature Conservancy. more
When it comes to being environmentally friendly, Rhode Islanders care most about gardening, according to a survey by SaveOnEnergy.com, which provides consumers with information about energy plans. more
The outlook for U.S. natural gas’s recovery got worse this week and you can blame the usual suspects: weather and record inventories. more
The Baker-Polito administration recently announced that nearly $4 million in grants are being awarded to 80 cities, towns, regional groups and nonprofit organizations for recycling, composting and waste reduction. more
An interactive map shows that every Rhode Islander lives in a county affected by weather-related disasters, according to the Environment Rhode Island Research & Policy Center. more
Narragansett Bay and its watershed may be improving, but challenges remain in urban areas, according to the fifth annual Watershed Counts report released Monday. more
Rhode Island is still one of the top states for energy efficiency, but it slipped a spot to fourth place this year in the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. more
Rhode Island’s largest electric utility estimates customers could see a 7.5 to 8 percent reduction in their monthly electricity bills this winter thanks largely to a shift in its pricing model. more
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
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