TIVERTON, R.I. — Best environmental practices are already being ignored when it comes to the construction of a new Twin River casino, according to a local environmental attorney.
WEST GREENWICH, R.I. — Rob Swanson has a sawmill on wheels, and if you have a favorite tree that must be felled, it doesn’t have to be sawed into firewood. He can come to your property and mill it into boards.
Lost in the discussion about climate change — at least the snippets of it not drowned out by the air horns of special interests — is the issue of overpopulation, arguably the main reason the planet is heating up, the oceans are acidifying and the atmosphere is wheezing.
PROVIDENCE — Supporters of the resolution equaled opponents in number, but more likely would have attended had the meeting not been downplayed by city officials as a mere formality, saying a full public hearing would be held on another day.
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island builders want to again loosen restrictions on construction to help accelerate development. The latest development-friendly bill speeds up the process for dividing parcels of land into smaller lots for building single-family homes.
Large crowds are expected at the April 26 and May 9 hearings for the liquefied natural gas project slated for the Providence waterfront.