PROVIDENCE — The stormwater management projects called “Nature at Work” hires neighborhood youth to build and maintain the natural systems that channel stormwater into green spaces.
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.
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.
After a string of blackouts in recent years, it’s hard to blame homeowners for wanting backup power such as portable generators. But another approach is to create municipally owned electric utilities.
Menhaden are at the center of a heated dispute between the commercial fishing industry and environmental organizations.