Each one of these institutions has different resources, cultures, strengths and weaknesses. This report focuses on how every level of each institution — faculty, staff and students — navigate the challenges.
PROVIDENCE — At the first of two public hearings for the liquefied natural gas facility proposed for the city's industrial waterfront, opponents offered a number of reasons why the project shouldn't be built. The Coastal Resources Management Council, however, said it can't consider most of them.
In the past year, seven major U.S. retailers, including Rhode Island-based CVS Health, have committed to safer chemical policies or initiatives. These initiatives show growing consumer concern and scientific evidence of health impacts from dangerous chemicals, according to a new Mind the Store report.
PROVIDENCE — Five years ago, when Providence Water was grappling with a lead problem, the Rhode Island Department of Health required the utility to create an expert advisory panel to help it address the public-health concern.
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — The Conservation Law Foundation has requested further investigation into controversial water agreements made by Invenergy.
Menhaden are at the center of a heated dispute between the commercial fishing industry and environmental organizations.