PROVIDENCE — The potential change in the city that the new ban hopes to produce is both in environmental and economic improvement.
Earlier this month the Trump administration got the ball rolling on a Clean Water Act overhaul that could put U.S. waterways at risk.
Restore America’s Estuaries and the Environmental Protection Agency are awarding $2.3 million in funding to local organizations working for clean water and healthy coastal ecosystems in southeast New England, including seven Rhode Island projects.
State and federal environmental agencies have released a draft plan to restore common loons and other birds that were killed by the 2003 Bouchard Barge No. 120 oil spill in Buzzards Bay.
PROVIDENCE — The Resilient Rhode Island Act of 2014 created a mirage of political action. Lawmakers use it as a shield, to deflect having to do anything that truly addresses the mounting pressures caused by a changing climate.
FAIRHAVEN, Mass. — The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has fined local resident Anwar Faisal $46,950 for unauthorized work performed at his Bella Vista Island property.
Environment Massachusetts recently delivered a petition signed by 20,000 residents asking state officials to restrict the use of bee-killing pesticides known as neonicotinoids.
PROVIDENCE — It was a meager year at the Statehouse for addressing climate change, renewable energy, and other environment-related matters.
PROVIDENCE — The 2019 session of the General Assembly won’t be remembered as a standout year for environmental bills.
PROVIDENCE — With less than a week before the tentative end of the 2019 legislative session, a few environmental bills are advancing.
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island lawmakers haven’t passed any significant environmental bills this session.
PROVIDENCE — Some municipalities and developers are troubled about losing land to solar projects that could be used to build new homes.
PROVIDENCE — The statewide bag ban is cruising ahead despite opposition to a version of the bill in the House of Representatives.
PROVIDENCE — Think of invasive species and Canada geese and knotweed come to mind. But wild boar and elk could join that list, if Rhode Island allows trophy hunting, according to critics of the practice.