Sand Dunes Trampled at Newport Road Race

NEWPORT, R.I. — City officials want the organizer of the Newport Marathon to pay for repairs to sand dunes damaged during the popular Oct. 12 road races.

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Meat-Eating Plants Losing Their Dining Room

Across the United States, including here in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, the preferred habitats of carnivorous plant species — acidic bogs and wetlands — are being filled in and built upon.

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Environmental Justice and Water Use Concerns Put Brockton Gas Power Plant Proposal on Hold

BROCKTON, Mass. — For close to three decades Pines duBois has been standing guard over the Jones River watershed. She’s been in plenty of fights, and the latest one is no different than those she's seen in the past.

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