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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....

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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Arthur I. Cyr: The U.S.-North Korea meeting in Vietnam
Providence Journal Commentary
3 weeks 1 day ago
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 10:57
$2B offshore wind farm gets RI approval
Acadia Center News
3 weeks 1 day ago
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 08:40
BigPicnic Final Festival - Tomorrow!
Rhody Trees Feed
3 weeks 1 day ago
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 02:25
Our Turn: Donald L. Carcieri and Matthew J. Smith: R.I. tradition of protecting life
Providence Journal Commentary
3 weeks 1 day ago
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 21:20
Letter: Leo R. Turgeon Jr.: Most illegal drugs pass through ports of entry
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 1 day ago
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 21:20
Letter: Frank Pannozzi: Cicilline deserves praise for efforts to control guns
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 1 day ago
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 21:20
Letter: Christina Paxson: Story casts dinner host, Brown in negative light
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 1 day ago
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 21:20
Brown to end support for exclusive dinners
Providence Journal Education
3 weeks 2 days ago
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 19:34
Get Ready for the Second Annual Farm to Farm Ride!
RI Bicycle Coalition
3 weeks 2 days ago
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 17:04
New report explains the challenges, opportunities and impacts of Green Municipal Aggregation
Energy Consumers Bulletin
3 weeks 2 days ago
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 16:46
R.I.: $70-million project will replace Henderson Bridge between Providence and East Providence
Providence Journal Government News
3 weeks 2 days ago
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 12:20
Education Community Forum – Wed, March 20
RI Environmental Education Assn News
3 weeks 2 days ago
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 12:15
Get Ready for the Second Annual Farm to Farm Ride!
Bike Newport RI -- Rack & Roll Blog
3 weeks 2 days ago
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 12:04
Lynch and Veland discuss Urgency in the Anthropocene on new podcast
Brown University Environmental Studies
3 weeks 2 days ago
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:49
How to Help the Planet by Helping Small Farmers
Bioneers
3 weeks 2 days ago
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 10:02
My Turn: Alan Krinsky: Minimum wage increases cause little harm
Providence Journal Commentary
3 weeks 2 days ago
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 09:26
Trash Tutorial: Dispose film; recycle metal cases
Providence Journal Garden News
3 weeks 2 days ago
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 07:46
Alan Rosenberg: Dining, with privilege, at Brown
Providence Journal Commentary
3 weeks 2 days ago
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 23:37
Disabilities are a form of diversity, URI student says
Providence Journal Education
3 weeks 2 days ago
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 23:00
VIP dinners offer peek at culture of privilege at Brown University
Providence Journal Education
3 weeks 2 days ago
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 22:38
Letter: Michael T. Byrnes: Hyper-partisan Rep. Cicilline ignores the real problems
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 2 days ago
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 21:20
Letter: Marshall Gratt: I believe intelligence agencies and our mainstream media
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 2 days ago
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 21:20
Our Turn: Emily White and Beth Cronin: RHCA would codify Roe v. Wade
Providence Journal Commentary
3 weeks 2 days ago
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 21:20
R.I. AG proposes bill to reduce most narcotics possession cases to misdemeanors
Providence Journal Government News
3 weeks 2 days ago
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 20:56
After fatal shark attack off Cape Cod, complaints of a slow response
Providence Journal Environment
3 weeks 3 days ago
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 19:24
Crafty One Customs, circle hooks and icy February coolers
Fish Wrap Writer
3 weeks 3 days ago
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 16:40
After fatal shark attack, some complain of slow response
Providence Journal Environment
3 weeks 3 days ago
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 10:13
Letter: Risa Atkinson: Men on the internet are not exactly prize material
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 3 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 21:20
Letter: Lise Iwon: Trump behaves like adolescent who didn't get his way
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 3 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 21:20
Letter: John E. Anderson: Radical leftists are asking for second Trump term
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 3 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 21:20
Letter: Rade Radosevich-Slay: Sanders should change his party affiliation to Democrat
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 3 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 21:20
Letter: Joe Miller: New York and Pawtucket better off without them
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 3 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 21:20
Letter: Mario DeAngelis: Grabbing for money with no thought of consequences
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 3 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 21:20
Letter: Peter Buonfiglio: House chair is right that R.I. should shift priorities
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 3 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 21:20
Letter: Patrick T. Conley: Book offers amazing trip through R.I.'s great past
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 3 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 21:20
My Turn: Benjamin C. Riggs: Using more natural gas helps environment
Providence Journal Commentary
3 weeks 3 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 21:20
My Turn: Daniel F. Harrington: Reflections of a 'yelderly'
Providence Journal Commentary
3 weeks 3 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 21:20
My Turn: Victor Davis Hanson: Changing reality with words
Providence Journal Commentary
3 weeks 3 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 21:20
My Turn: Froma Harrop: Amazon was poor fit for N.Y.
Providence Journal Commentary
3 weeks 3 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 21:20
Rep. Cicilline only member of R.I. delegation to sign on to Green New Deal
Providence Journal Environment
3 weeks 4 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 16:57
R.I. fishermen, Vineyard Wind reach deal on compensation
Providence Journal Environment
3 weeks 4 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 16:32
Green Energy Consumers
RI Environmental Education Assn News
3 weeks 4 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:30
Rhode Island Envirothon Competition
RI Environmental Education Assn News
3 weeks 4 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:52
RIRRC Education and Outreach Facilitator
RI Environmental Education Assn News
3 weeks 4 days ago
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:41
My Turn: Karen Malcolm: ACA has been boon for R.I.
Providence Journal Commentary
3 weeks 4 days ago
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 21:21
Letters: Frank Imbruglia: Staged attack could have harmed many in America
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 4 days ago
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 21:20
Letters: Lance McCormack: Gun advocates ignore the part about militias
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 4 days ago
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 21:20
Letters: Stephanie Olarte: I disagree with columnist about N.Y. abortion law
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 4 days ago
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 21:20
Letters: Frank J. Faltus: Please don't flush or throw out old medications
Providence Journal Letters to the Editor
3 weeks 4 days ago
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 21:20
Regretting your DIY home project? You're not alone
Providence Journal Garden News
3 weeks 4 days ago
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 19:51

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