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A new report examining the effects of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a coalition of Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states, including Rhode Island, shows participating states are outpacing other parts of the country for both emissions reduction and declining electricity prices.
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The executive director of Save The Bay says it is premature for the R.I. Energy Facility Siting Board to make a decision on the proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillville before the state adopts a greenhouse gas reduction strategy.
Lighting fixtures at six R.I. Department of Environmental Management facilities have been upgraded to eco-friendlier and cost efficient models by the department and the R.I. Office of Energy Resources.
The price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline fell 1 cent in Rhode Island, and 2 cents in Massachusetts this week, matching lows last reached for both states in July 2004, AAA Northeast said Monday.
BURRILLVILLE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo walked a fine line between saying she cared about the health and well-being of local residents and her support for natural-gas infrastructure and a new power plant.
During the more than two-hour …