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Rhode Island Environmental News

[Note: Feeds.WhiteLilac.Info has been rebuilt and expanded here.  August 2016]

News about Rhode Island's environment is gathered automatically from blogs and feeds, and almost every source originates in Rhode Island. This process catches 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 always 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....

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Latest News

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

Political Scene: As session winds down, pension, other bills still on the burner
Providence Journal Government News
2 days 8 hours ago
National Grid Expands Energy-Efficiency Program
RI Public Radio Environment News
2 days 8 hours ago
Webinar: Bringing Research to Life – June 28
RI Environmental Education Assn News
2 days 9 hours ago
Progress requires a steady course
RI Foundation Blog
2 days 9 hours ago
2018 Governor’s Race Playbook: It is a Brawl in June — Can the Pace Continue?
Go Local Politics
2 days 16 hours ago
NEW: Raimondo, Morgan File Complaints Against Fung with RI Board of Elections - FUNG RESPONDS
Go Local Politics
2 days 16 hours ago
R.W. Alley: “Politician Noise, Rhode Islanders Summering”
Go Local Politics
2 days 16 hours ago
House Oversight Chair Serpa Announces Re-Election Bid
Go Local Politics
2 days 17 hours ago
Here Try This: Make your own dish detergent tabs
Providence Journal Garden News
2 days 18 hours ago
R.I.'s 'Fun-sized' ads are delivering with $1.9M in hotel bookings
Providence Journal Government News
2 days 22 hours ago
R.I.'s 'Fun-sized' ads are delivering with $1.9M in hotel bookings | video
Providence Journal Government News
2 days 22 hours ago
R.I. prepares for pine beetle attack
Providence Journal Environment
2 days 22 hours ago
Jamestown North Main Road: For Safety Sake
RI Bicycle Coalition
3 days 2 hours ago
My Turn: Lauren H. Carson: R.I. should address third-party rental platforms
Providence Journal Commentary
3 days 3 hours ago
Jamestown North Main Road: For Safety Sake
Bike Newport RI -- Rack & Roll Blog
3 days 6 hours ago
Some Presidential Father’s Day Trivia—The Sunday Political Brunch—June 17, 2018
Go Local Politics
3 days 16 hours ago
Guest MINDSETTER™ Forleo: Bist du ein Amerikaner? (Are you an American)
Go Local Politics
3 days 16 hours ago
Trillo Blasts RI Senate Over Bill Banning Trump from Election Ballots
Go Local Politics
3 days 17 hours ago
Connect with Nature and Grow Your Own Food
Ecological Landscape Assn News
3 days 23 hours ago
Superfoods in the Insect Garden
Ecological Landscape Assn News
3 days 23 hours ago
Fronds in My Garden
Ecological Landscape Assn News
3 days 23 hours ago
Landscape Architecture Proposal with Native Vegetation in Urban Spaces
Ecological Landscape Assn News
3 days 23 hours ago
The Pleasures of Butterfly Gardening
Ecological Landscape Assn News
3 days 23 hours ago
ELA Names Winners of Spotlight on Natives Contest
Ecological Landscape Assn News
3 days 23 hours ago
My Turn: Neil D. Steinberg: Progress requires a steady course
Providence Journal Commentary
4 days 59 min ago
My Turn: John Walsh: No end in sight to my fatherly watch
Providence Journal Commentary
4 days 1 hour ago
My Turn: Peter Mandel: Remembering a dad who died young
Providence Journal Commentary
4 days 1 hour ago
My Turn: Joshua Pollack: A return to engagement, but no breakthrough
Providence Journal Commentary
4 days 1 hour ago
My Turn: Max Stier: Government HR crisis is brewing
Providence Journal Commentary
4 days 3 hours ago
My turn: Victor Davis Hanson: The silencing of the inspectors general
Providence Journal Commentary
4 days 3 hours ago
My Turn: Froma Harrop: Weak environmental policies cost jobs
Providence Journal Commentary
4 days 3 hours ago
Flatbread Pizza Fundraiser July 10th
RI Environmental Education Assn News
4 days 5 hours ago
Power Companies’ Mistakes Can Cost Billions. Who Should Pay?/NY Times
Renewable Now
4 days 9 hours ago
Bill Reynolds: A Patriots offseason like no other
Providence Journal Commentary
4 days 10 hours ago
R.I. House approves $9.6B budget that would open door to sports betting
Providence Journal Government News
4 days 17 hours ago
Splurge, Save: Cultivate the cozy-yet-classy appeal of modern farmhouse
Providence Journal Garden News
4 days 20 hours ago
Orlando show home designed with several generations in mind
Providence Journal Garden News
4 days 20 hours ago
Gardening: It's summertime and the flowers are blooming
Providence Journal Garden News
4 days 20 hours ago
Trash Tutorial: Turn your kitchen and yard waste into compost
Providence Journal Garden News
4 days 20 hours ago
Design Recipes: Try these alternatives to traditional art
Providence Journal Garden News
4 days 20 hours ago
U.S. defense secretary Mattis cites threats from Russia, China in Newport speech
Providence Journal Education
4 days 22 hours ago
My Turn: Stefanie Sekich-Quinn: R.I. deserves meaningful flood insurance reform
Providence Journal Commentary
5 days 1 hour ago
June Farm Spotlight: Medway Community Farm
Southeastern Massachusetts Agricultural Partnership
5 days 2 hours ago
The Science of Conserving the Canyons and Seamounts
Conservation Law Foundation Scoop
5 days 4 hours ago
Rep. Lancia Says Legislature is “Stealing” 911 Funds, Voting Records Show He Voted To Divert Funds
Go Local Politics
5 days 5 hours ago
Expanded, Revamped Boat Ramps At Watchaug Pond, Indian Lake Reopen In Time For Father's Day
RI Department of Environmental Management Press Releases
5 days 6 hours ago
Director’s Message – June 2018
Southeastern Massachusetts Agricultural Partnership
5 days 6 hours ago
Education!
Clean Ocean Access News
5 days 7 hours ago
Along the Garden Path
Blithewold Garden Blog
5 days 7 hours ago
Matthew T. Mangino: Police are not the answer to every social ill
Providence Journal Commentary
5 days 8 hours ago

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