PROVIDENCE — The City Council moved swiftly to advance a proposed bag ban by voting unanimously to move the ordinance to a committee hearing.
NARRAGANSETT, R.I. — The Ocean State is losing and has lost thousands of acres of salt marsh, much of it to development. These unique ecosystems are a priceless resource with irreplaceable benefits, including their ability to protect the human-built world from sea-level rise.
PROVIDENCE — Buried in the area’s dirt and sediment and blowing in the wind are polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, total petroleum hydrocarbons, benzene, formaldehyde, asbestos, lead, ammonia and arsenic. Much of the infrastructure in and around the port is aging.
PROVIDENCE — Rising seas, flood waters and storm surge have the potential to unleash buried and stored toxins along the city's working waterfront.
It’s easy for Democrats to bash Trump’s unpopular ideas. It takes political chutzpah, however, to oppose a fossil-fuel project that has potential reelection ramifications.
The property is the second-largest protected farm in the state.