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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.

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ECRI Coffee Hour, Jan 16th, 3:00pm
Environment Council of RI
1 week 2 days ago
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 11:15
Free Form
Blithewold Garden Blog
1 week 2 days ago
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 09:47
Newport council poised to join Middletown in renewable energy plan/Newport.com
Renewable Now
1 week 2 days ago
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 08:06
Letter: Edward Dyer: Poems from retirement remind me of a saying
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 2 days ago
Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 23:00
Letter: Kyle Zalabowski: Let Rhode Island teenagers start to drive earlier
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 2 days ago
Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 23:00
Letter: Walter McLaughlin: When will people read editorials and wake up?
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 2 days ago
Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 23:00
My Turn: James T. Brett: New England's stake in new Congress
Providence Journal Commentary
1 week 2 days ago
Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 23:00
SAMI works: Graduates of the job-training program at NEIT got higher quality work and wages
Providence Journal Education
1 week 2 days ago
Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 22:06
At Home: Inside Dallas' most wish-listed Airbnb, an urban tree house near White Rock Lake
Providence Journal Garden News
1 week 2 days ago
Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 21:31
East Greenwich students getting a little more shut-eye
Providence Journal Education
1 week 3 days ago
Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 20:26
Cicilline, colleagues to investigate migrant child's death in New Mexico
Providence Journal Government News
1 week 3 days ago
Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 17:01
Three Epiphany lessons for the rest of the year
Catholic Ecology
1 week 3 days ago
Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 15:19
Letter: Robert Powelson: Private water systems have fewer health violations
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 3 days ago
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 23:00
Letter: Mary Evans: Shutdown is not about just the 0.1 percent
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 3 days ago
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 23:00
Letter: Pam Berkeley: Critics of Ginsburg movie were unsympathetic men
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 3 days ago
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 23:00
Letter: Fred Comella: Two Republican senators offer a sharp contrast
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 3 days ago
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 23:00
Letter: Charles Farugia: God help America if Rhode Island is its model
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 3 days ago
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 23:00
Letter: Tim Peterson: States should provide loans to Coast Guardsmen
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 3 days ago
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 23:00
My Turn: Trudy Rubin: Trump threatens U.S. security
Providence Journal Commentary
1 week 3 days ago
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 23:00
My Turn: Victor Davis Hanson: Beyond the spin, America thrives
Providence Journal Commentary
1 week 3 days ago
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 23:00
My Turn: Theodore L. Gatchel: Tear gas OK for Obama, not Trump
Providence Journal Commentary
1 week 3 days ago
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 23:00
My Turn: James Tackach: 1969: The best of times, the worst of times
Providence Journal Commentary
1 week 3 days ago
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 23:00
Mark Patinkin: My 40-year romance with R.I. is still lively
Providence Journal Commentary
1 week 4 days ago
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 16:51
It serves us right to suffer if we don’t comment now
Fish Wrap Writer
1 week 4 days ago
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 16:05
Alan Rosenberg: The power of editorial cartoons
Providence Journal Commentary
1 week 4 days ago
Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 11:00
Letters: Stuart Smith: Let's make recreational marijuana legal in R.I.
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 4 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 23:00
Letters: Bill Ryding: Headline on Hanson piece lacks his many qualifiers
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 4 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 23:00
Letters: Bob Sweeney: Add a new holiday to honor first responders
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 4 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 23:00
My Turn: Janice Okoomian: Song has different meaning now
Providence Journal Commentary
1 week 4 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 23:00
Gardening: To your health: Make it the year of the vegetable
Providence Journal Garden News
1 week 4 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 21:30
Trash Tutorial:
Providence Journal Garden News
1 week 4 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 21:30
Design Recipes: The do's and don'ts of showcasing fireplaces
Providence Journal Garden News
1 week 4 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 21:30
Get a closet so dreamy you'll never want to shut the door
Providence Journal Garden News
1 week 4 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 21:30
Splurge, Save: Swingin' chandeliers
Providence Journal Garden News
1 week 4 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 21:30
For long-lasting linens, proper care is key
Providence Journal Garden News
1 week 4 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 21:30
Is a bathtub a necessity or a luxury? For some, the answer could be changing
Providence Journal Garden News
1 week 4 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 21:30
There's no easy answer to reupholster or replace
Providence Journal Garden News
1 week 4 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 21:30
Proposed R.I. House sex harassment 'gag rule' under fire
Providence Journal Government News
1 week 5 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 20:19
Winter Rest(oration)
Blithewold Garden Blog
1 week 5 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 15:34
A Great Start For Our 2019 Interns
RI Bicycle Coalition
1 week 5 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 15:08
Connecting people and bicycles.
RI Bicycle Coalition
1 week 5 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 15:08
The Dirt – January 4, 2019: Rhody Basketball CoopExt Night, Winter Garden Tips, & Seeds, Seeds, Seeds!
URI Master Gardener Program
1 week 5 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 11:50
Connecting people and bicycles.
Bike Newport RI -- Rack & Roll Blog
1 week 5 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 10:08
Matthew T. Mangino: 3 names dominate modern national elections
Providence Journal Commentary
1 week 5 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 09:37
The massive floating device created to clean up plastic in the ocean has broken
Renewable Now
1 week 5 days ago
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 08:36
My Turn: Colleen Kelly Mellor: A teacher's take on test scores
Providence Journal Commentary
1 week 5 days ago
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 23:00
Letter: Joe Broadmeadow: America must regain its defining principles
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 5 days ago
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 23:00
Letter: Gordon Duke: On helping a Mayan mother, daughter come here
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 5 days ago
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 23:00
Letter: Suzanne Paquette: No one cared when grandson's bangs cut off
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 5 days ago
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 23:00
Letter: Elizabeth OConnell: I see woman's legs in design of Hope Point Tower
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 5 days ago
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 23:00

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