Since 2011 the Rhode Island Department of Transportation has applied nearly 44,000 gallons of herbicide to public lands across the state. ecoRI News takes an in-depth look at what's being sprayed and where.
Two straight days of public hearings heaped criticism on the proposed Clear River Energy Center. Much of the hostility came from a lack of information about water agreements and the promised benefits of what stands to be Rhode Island's largest fossil-fuel power plant.
In a lawsuit, the Chicago-based energy company is asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to exempt it from paying up to $164 million to fund the interconnection of the proposed Clear River Energy Center.
PROVIDENCE — It had all seemed pretty straightforward: the city liked its old buildings, so it had done its best to keep them standing and in good repair.
PROVIDENCE — Alphabet soup of industrial compounds linked to cancer have been accumulating in human tissue for five decades.
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — Oil sheens have long stained one of the country’s most historic harbors. Visits by tourists to enjoy seaside sights can be marred by these distinct marine markings.