To find out how prevalent the application of herbicides and pesticides is in Rhode Island, ecoRI News recently reached out to the state departments of Environmental Management, Transportation and Health, the Army Corps of Engineers, and the Environmental Protection Agency.
PROVIDENCE — More than 100 people gathered on a golden September afternoon to celebrate a groundbreaking that’s been years in the making.
WARWICK, R.I. — Several motions to dismiss or delay the proposed Burrillville fossil-fuel power plant were denied Sept. 15 by the Energy Facilities Siting Board.
A $700,000 Massachusetts state grant was recently awarded to help advance the restoration of the Herring River estuary in Wellfleet and Truro, one of the largest ecological restoration projects in the Northeast.
The Rhode Island Department of Health has questioned the wisdom of approving a fossil-fuel power plant with the potential of emitting greenhouse gases for 60 years.
PROVIDENCE — Solar arrays planned for two of Rhode Island's more rural towns has furthered the debate about the impact utility-scale renewable-energy systems have on open space.