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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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Sources: Ex-Gov. Patrick says he’ll make presidential bid
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 19:19
Police investigating deadly Fairhaven crash
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 19:00
Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal Addresses Bioneers 2019
Bioneers
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 18:13
North Smithfield superfund site being transformed into solar farm
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 18:02
Westport residents petition against town’s new animal regulations
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 17:35
Survey: Getting sick is top cruise concern
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 16:54
Marin County Honors 30 Years of Bioneers
Bioneers
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 16:49
CMA Awards: List of 2019 winners
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 16:44
Expert: Impact of impeachment hearings could be felt for years
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 16:41
My Turn: Maureen Moakley: A gender gap against Raimondo
Providence Journal Commentary
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 16:38
12 on 12: Pinpoint Weather Team giving you a Winter Weather Outlook
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 16:31
Letter: Sarah Denby: It is mystifying to me why R.I. closed Gano Street exit
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 16:31
Letter: Peter Buonfiglio: Raimondo's focus is elsewhere as poor, frail and elderly suffer
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 16:31
Fly-Tying Workshops Offered For Saltwater And Freshwater Anglers This Fall
RI Department of Environmental Management Press Releases
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 16:00
Impeachment witness says Trump asked about Ukraine probes
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 15:55
Cranston firefighter files harassment complaint with city
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 15:44
New Hampshire Joins the Fight Against Plastic Pollution
Conservation Law Foundation Scoop
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 15:35
R.I. celebrates start of largest 'community solar' project, in North Smithfield
Providence Journal Environment
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 15:25
Helping kids cope with trauma: Coventry launches town-wide training initiative
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 14:49
Record-breaking cold blasts into Southern New England
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 14:30
Last Alarm: Firefighter’s death latest in a string of Worcester tragedies
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 13:55
Non-binary gender designation now available in Massachusetts
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 13:45
East Providence couple charged with physically abusing young child
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 12:35
Report: RI, Mass. rank high in lung cancer early-detection
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 11:14
A Massachusetts Casino Is Making Air Pollution Worse
Conservation Law Foundation Scoop
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 10:29
Environmental Inclusivity: Heather McTeer Toney on Social and Climate Justice
Bioneers
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 10:24
Fire at multi-family home in Worcester forces residents into cold
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 05:17
Weather Now: Record Cold Today, Gusty Winds
WPRI Feed
1 week 1 day ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 05:07
Cara Romero & Paloma Flores: Recognizing Indigenous Delegations & Native Youth
Bioneers
1 week 2 days ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 00:22
Study: Minorities underrepresented in New Bedford, Fall River politics
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 00:01
People magazine names John Legend as 2019 Sexiest Man Alive
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 22:21
Colin Kaepernick plans to audition for NFL teams on Saturday
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 22:19
Police: Man caught with 300+ oxycodone pills arrested during traffic stop
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 22:14
East Greenwich noise ordinance receives final approval
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 21:42
NY man caught illegally transporting $36K+ worth of alcohol
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 20:25
Barrington man reported missing in Pawtucket
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 20:03
Non-profit sees uptick in pancreatic cancer awareness since Trebek diagnosis
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 19:40
Pawtucket, North Providence merging emergency dispatch centers
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 19:28
Man who caused fatal crash, eluded police sentenced to 8 years in prison
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 19:25
Concussion concerns, other issues sack tackle football
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 18:46
Reed: Impeachment hearings important to ‘get facts on the table’
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 18:30
Twins’ Baldelli tops Yanks’ Boone for AL Manager of the Year
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 18:28
Impeachment Hearings: Live analysis and breakdown of process
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 17:35
FTC: House-flipping seminar scheme cost consumers $400M
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 17:28
My Turn: Gary Sasse: Aging R.I. should improve schools, productivity
Providence Journal Commentary
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 16:38
Letter: William F. Horan: Don't expand operations of Aquidneck Island's busy airport
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 16:27
Letter: Ernie Santoro: Time Lapse should look at history of great Italian Americans
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 16:27
Letter: Alexandra Gourley: Scientists should save this planet before they probe others
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 16:27
State worker, subject of Target 12 probe, arrested in child porn case
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 16:24
Police: Break-in suspects fled after finding home was occupied
WPRI Feed
1 week 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 15:09

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