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Rhode Island Environmental News

Ideally I'd index the relevant stuff and discard the rest regularly, but I am not devoting my time to this in 2018 and 2019. It would be useful to have this compilation of news from a wide variety of responsible local organizations, though. This is a sample of what could be if more people started working on this project. I did index news from the beginning of 2015 into 2018, with a few gaps. It's possible to keep this up in an hour or two a day. But then I can't do other stuff..... SK

 

[First published in early 2015}  News about Rhode Island's environment is gathered automatically from blogs and feeds, and almost every source originates in Rhode Island. This processcatches some stories that aren't  important or relevant to this website, but everything here is in order of latest date published at top. Some of the feeds don't alwaysn work, some need adjustment, and some stories I see in newspapers or websites that I want to include but can't be brought in automatically, so some news is missing. Eventually, this news service will be refined, but there's plenty to read already.

A more useful way to read the news is by category. I assign environmental categories to news stories as I read them, which sometimes means they don't show up for a little while if I'm taking a break from indexing things here. I don't index the irrelevant stuff. Some stories go back to 2010 because their news feeds were set up to deliver older stories, not just the usual 5 or 10 stories.

Providential Gardener does not necessarily agree or disagree with any of the views expressed in these blogs. Facts may or may not be accurate. So read thoughtfully and do your own research in reliable sources. Of course, in this day and age of the Wild-West internet where everyone can publish their opinions, it's a serious and important question what "reliable sources" might be....

If you want to subscribe to one of the news sources directly, go to the source and grab the rss feed. In the menu, there is a list of news sources.

Latest News

The raw news feeds, which has irrelevant and sometimes duplicative stuff.

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Providence College extends remote instruction for another week
Providence Journal Education
2 hours 52 min ago
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 11:44
DEM Warns Rhode Islanders of Extreme Fire Danger
RI Department of Environmental Management Press Releases
3 hours 52 min ago
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 10:45
Strengthening Our Neighborhoods in the Face of Climate Change
Conservation Law Foundation Scoop
4 hours 42 min ago
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 09:55
Mangino column: A ship without a captain, compass or rudder
Providence Journal Commentary
4 hours 58 min ago
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 09:38
Hardwood floor color advice
Providence Journal Garden News
6 hours 12 min ago
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 08:24
Bozelko column: Let’s honor Breonna Taylor and ditch grand juries
Providence Journal Commentary
6 hours 38 min ago
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 07:58
It was downhill right from the ramp
Fish Wrap Writer
7 hours 8 min ago
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 07:29
OPINION: Bring Austin Tice, my journalist brother trapped in Syria, home by Thanksgiving
Providence Journal Commentary
7 hours 16 min ago
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 07:21
Former Providence teacher says he regrets social-media post calling for violent protest
Providence Journal Education
19 hours 35 min ago
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 19:01
Opinion/Raptakis: Consider early in-person voting as safest option
Providence Journal Commentary
21 hours 16 min ago
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 17:20
Opinion/Letters: Trump ignoring death toll?; vaccine influencers; PawSox fading away
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
21 hours 16 min ago
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 17:20
Opinion/Wilson: Why not term limits for the Supreme Court?
Providence Journal Commentary
21 hours 16 min ago
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 17:20
PC outbreak continues: college’s COVID-19 cases rise to 205
Providence Journal Education
21 hours 41 min ago
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 16:55
Providence elementary school teachers say online learning academy 'making it up as we go along’
Providence Journal Education
21 hours 48 min ago
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 16:48
Warwick kindergarten students expected in their schools Oct. 6
Providence Journal Education
1 day 1 hour ago
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 12:48
The Dirt – September 25, 2020: Recruiting for the URIMG Class of 2021, New Trustom Pond Garden Installed
URI Master Gardener Program
1 day 1 hour ago
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 12:45
Providence teacher says he regrets social-media post calling for violent protest
Providence Journal Education
1 day 2 hours ago
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 12:36
9 items you need to fix a blocked sink
Providence Journal Garden News
1 day 6 hours ago
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 08:11
Captain Ray Stachelek finds the fish
Fish Wrap Writer
1 day 19 hours ago
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 19:30
PC reports 22 more COVID-19 cases, bringing its total to 191
Providence Journal Education
1 day 21 hours ago
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 17:11
DEM Salutes Golf Course Superintendents for their Commitment to Employing "Green" Environmental Practices
RI Department of Environmental Management Press Releases
1 day 22 hours ago
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 16:30
Opinion/Letters: Justice Ginsburg in R.I.; a meaningful commentary
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 day 22 hours ago
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 16:20
Opinion/Pendergast: Let’s own and overcome R.I.’s racism with Mercy
Providence Journal Commentary
1 day 22 hours ago
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 16:20
Opinion/Lawler: Gov. Raimondo, protect the economy and the environment at the same time
Providence Journal Commentary
1 day 22 hours ago
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 16:20
Providence high school seniors will get into classrooms a little sooner
Providence Journal Education
2 days 3 hours ago
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 10:43
URI grad student finds chemical contaminants in seabirds
Narwhal's Left Tooth
2 days 4 hours ago
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 09:58
Big Gas’s Latest Ploy: “Renewable Natural Gas”
Conservation Law Foundation Scoop
2 days 5 hours ago
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 09:00
Larry went on the Energy Nerd Show to Talk about Smart Charging EVs
Energy Consumers Bulletin
2 days 6 hours ago
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 08:00
Travel Withdrawal
Rose Journal
2 days 20 hours ago
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 17:44
Travel Withdrawal
The Rose Journal
2 days 20 hours ago
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 17:44
Opinion/Lynch: Why 2020 might be among the most transformative years in health
Providence Journal Commentary
2 days 21 hours ago
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:58
Opinion/Letters: Naive Democrats; defend Trump?; breaking china; PawSox lament
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
2 days 21 hours ago
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:54
Opinion/Gutterman: Making the world more just, peaceful and loving
Providence Journal Commentary
2 days 21 hours ago
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:50
CCRI laying off 45 full-time staff
Providence Journal Education
2 days 21 hours ago
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 16:46
Backyard Gardening 101
Southeastern Massachusetts Agricultural Partnership
2 days 23 hours ago
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 14:41
PC outbreak now reaches 166 cases
Providence Journal Education
3 days 7 min ago
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 14:29
With Your Help, Vermont Makes Critical Climate Progress
Conservation Law Foundation Scoop
3 days 22 min ago
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 14:14
Bees and Meadow Bottle Gentians
RI Wild Plant Society Feed
3 days 37 min ago
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 13:59
Cyr column: Britain’s Boris Johnson breaks the law - so what?
Providence Journal Commentary
3 days 3 hours ago
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 11:06
What Is a Renewable Energy Certificate?
Conservation Law Foundation Scoop
3 days 6 hours ago
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 08:30
At least 150 Providence College students test positive for COVID-19
Providence Journal Education
3 days 19 hours ago
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 19:23
Prescribed Burn – Rx for the Forest
RI Wild Plant Society Feed
3 days 21 hours ago
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 17:33
DEM Urges Wave Watchers to Stay Off Shoreline Rocks Tomorrow as Hurricane Teddy Passes Offshore
RI Department of Environmental Management Press Releases
3 days 21 hours ago
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 17:00
Opinion/Gregg and Yellis: Coyote study comes to Providence
Providence Journal Commentary
3 days 21 hours ago
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 16:56
Opinion/Letters: A tale of two arrests; U.S. coronavirus data
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 days 21 hours ago
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 16:52
Opinion/Goldstein and Krukowski: Who will be the vaccine influencers for COVID-19?
Providence Journal Commentary
3 days 21 hours ago
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 16:47
URI puts a third Greek house under quarantine after positive COVID tests
Providence Journal Education
3 days 22 hours ago
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 15:56
CCRI gets $4.6 million from feds to help students stay in school
Providence Journal Education
3 days 23 hours ago
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 15:32
DEM Hosts Virtual Wildlife Outreach Programs This Fall
RI Department of Environmental Management Press Releases
4 days 1 hour ago
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 13:15
Opinion/Letters: Farewell to the Venus; state budget cuts
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
4 days 1 hour ago
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 12:45

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