The Conservation Law Foundation is pushing back against the idea of a pipeline tax in Rhode Island. Motivated by recent court decisions that rejected the tax in New Hampshire and Connecticut, CLF says its time for Rhode Island to do the same.
Since Gov. Gina Raimondo got elected, her administration and our “blue state liberals” have clear-cut their way through Rhode Island. They have promoted the destruction of woodlands in Johnston, support the bulldozing of a section of forest in Burrillville and want to chop down 20 acres of trees in Hopkinton.
PROVIDENCE — When the Block Island Wind Farm officially goes online this month only four of its five offshore turbines will be operating. Turbine 2 broke down in early November during routine testing. An inspection revealed a metal object in a gap between the turbine’s generator and direct-drive system. The object turned out to be a 6-inch drill bit left behind during assembly.
After reviewing thousands of reports, pet-owner surveys, cat regurgitation studies, academic research and other data, the authors of a new book calculated what they say is a conservative estimate: cats kill up to 22 billion small mammals and 4 billion birds in the United States annually.
Rhode Island-based CVS Health is slowly making strides to rid its shelves of chemical-filled cosmetics and shampoos, according to a new report on consumer safety.
KINGSTON, R.I. — Winter moths should be fluttering around porch lights and car headlights any day now, laying eggs that may lead to another spring of defoliated and dying trees. Their caterpillars defoliated 27,000 acres in Rhode Island in spring 2015.