Opening day for trout season is right around the corner, and the RI DEM is reminding anglers – particularly those fishing from a boat – to be careful in pursuit of their first trout of the season – which is to say: wear a life jacket.
An offshore wind developer is seeking comments from the public on potential environmental impacts of its proposed Massachusetts project, which could be the nation's first large-scale offshore wind farm if approved.
The endangered North Atlantic right whale population took a big hit last year, with a record number killed by fishing gear entanglements and ship strikes. And researchers have so far been unable to find any evidence of new calves born this year.
National Grid's response to power outages caused by a major storm last October was too slow, causing a 36-hour delay in power restoration, according to a report released Monday by Rhode Island state regulators.