PROVIDENCE – Brown University will launch a new Institute for the Study of Environment and Society, adding over the next several years up to 11 faculty who would serve as fellows, school officials said late Monday.
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island faces a serious threat from climate change but should consider it an opportunity to become a national leader on this front, the head of a legislative panel on the environment said Thursday
The legislation to bring back the credit was introduced by Rep. Deborah Ruggiero. This is the third year that the Jamestown Democrat has sponsored a bill to put it back in place. Last year and in 2012, the bill failed to make it out of committee.
For the first time since the state passed a law making certain cesspools illegal, property owners have begun receiving violation notices carrying fines of up to $2,500 for not eliminating the antiquated sewage receptacles
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — After Doug Sabetti founded Newport Solar in 2009, his business grew fast. Helped by a state tax credit that lowered the cost of renewable energy systems for homeowners, he got so much work installing solar panels that he had to hire two workers