BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — The proposed Clear River Energy Center is already making money even though the fossil-fuel project has neither been approved or built.
Bacterial contamination from enterococci, rod-shaped bacteria found in the human intestine and a good indicator of the presence of human waste, is the leading contaminant in Rhode Island’s impaired fresh waters.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency flood maps are often criticized and called confusing, and they’re also way wrong, according to one of Rhode Island’s foremost climate-change experts.
PROVIDENCE — Drawing comparisons to Flint, Mich., and other cities that have suffered from privatizing public water systems, environmentalists oppose the latest legislative effort to monetize the Providence Water Supply Board and its source, the Scituate Reservoir.
PROVIDENCE — The House of Representative is set to authorize a study to determine if offshore wind facilities are killing whales and other sea life.
Downtown Providence and Wickford village are at risk of significant damage from 3 feet of sea-level rise. Coastal roads in Narragansett and Jamestown are at risk of being underwater with a foot of sea-level rise.