One of New England’s Most Toxic Superfund Sites Moves Closer to Full Remediation

NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. — From the outside, Centredale Manor resembles most other assisted-living facilities. It has 123 bedrooms, and houses elderly and low-income residents. It rests comfortably on the eastern banks of the Woonasquatucket River, not far from the mom-and-pop shops in the village of Centredale. It’s also a Superfund site.

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In Providence an Unfair Tale of Two Tree Canopies

PROVIDENCE — Benefit Street was quiet and cool as more than 20 people gathered on a late Sunday morning to experience the stark difference in tree cover from one side of the city to the other.

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Plastic Embeds Itself Along Ocean State’s Renowned Coastline

In some places along Rhode Island’s marine waters, plastic is part of the shoreline environment. This petroleum-based pollution is becoming an indelible part of the Ocean State’s coastline.

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