South County Confronts Long-Standing Coastal Challenges

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — As increasingly frequent and intense storms batter the Ocean State’s weary coast, the consequences, such as eroding beaches, flooded homes, compromised public streets and threatened infrastructure, become more common. While efforts to mitigate these impacts are underway along Rhode Island’s 400-plus miles of coastline, municipalities must balance loss with timing and limited money.

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Solar Industry Likes to Keep Its Underbelly Hidden

Renewable energy is often touted as the best way to cut carbon emissions and simultaneously save money. And at the top of the list of renewables is solar. But there is a dark side to solar.

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Draft Reports Shows Providence’s Dire Need for Affordable Housing

In order to meet affordable housing demands, the city would need to build 850 units each year for the next decade. The city has put a plan in place to address the problem.

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