PROVIDENCE — While some cities and towns around the world are still assessing the health risks associated with the arrival of the Fifth Generation wireless network, the rollout has begun in neighborhoods across Rhode Island’s state capital.
PROVIDENCE — A new city park recently opened in the middle of a concrete jungle.
PROVIDENCE — State Sen. Elaine Morgan is concerned about the potential health risks associated with the local, state, and nationwide rollout of 5G wireless hardware and the potentially harmful exposure to electromagnetic radiation.
Ten former directors of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management are urging the General Assembly to restore funding to a depleted agency so it can address much-needed repairs at state parks and beaches.
PROVIDENCE — Advocates for a less-polluted and safer industrial waterfront have managed to get the state to hold a public hearing regarding a permit for one of the city’s most potent polluters.
PROVIDENCE — In the ongoing struggle to rein in pollution and improve safety in South Providence, a neighborhood organization and an environmental group have called for a public hearing to scrutinize one of the city’s most potent polluters.
WARWICK, R.I. — Construction of a new timber fishing pier will soon begin at Rocky Point State Park and is expected to be completed by December.
PROVIDENCE — A 1.8-mile section of Allens Avenue, from Point Street to New York Avenue, is arguably the most unpleasant stretch of road in Rhode Island.
NEWPORT, R.I. — The project focused on Easton’s Beach and Oakland Beach — beaches with historical trends of increased bacteria levels — for the years 2015-2017.
PROVIDENCE — Bowing to pressure from nearly every corner of the community, Mayor Jorge Elorza has dropped his support for legislation to monetize the city’s public water system.
PROVIDENCE — Despite a lack of oversight and concerns about possible health risks, the city is moving forward with a 5G wireless communication network.
PROVIDENCE — Opponents of the sale or lease of Providence Water say the goal of a public water supply should be clean drinking water, not closing budget gaps.
PROVIDENCE — City officials made a persuasive argument for leveraging the Scituate Reservoir and the municipal water system to improve its ailing pension system, but the public was having none it.
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island won’t be regulating perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, a class of toxic chemicals commonly known as PFASs. But it will continue testing for them.