A large buoy that washed ashore on the coast of Belgium in October — trailing a 10-foot rope that was covered in hundreds of goose barnacles, crabs, and shrimp — has been traced to an offshore lobster boat based in Rhode Island.
The volumes of taxpayer-funded reports related to climate change and Rhode Island’s alphabet soup of climate-related acts, commissions, councils, and committees makes your head spin with polar-vortex intensity. Finding out which recommendations have been adopted or funded, and which laws are being enforced would require a SWAT team with a subpoena.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will be hosting a public meeting in Providence on Jan. 25 to give us a dog and pony show on how good it is to drill for oil through the outer continental shelf.
Opponents of the fossil-fuel power plant proposed for the woods of Burrillville, R.I., have a powerful new ally.
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Administration has announced a plan to cut $25 million in the fiscal 2018 state budget.
TAUNTON, Mass. — Work is underway to remove the West Britannia Dam, a project that will complete a 12-year project to remove obsolete dams on the Mill River.