Coastal Resources Management Council http://ripr.org en New Technique To Restore Eroding Shorelines In Place At Narrow River http://ripr.org/post/new-technique-restore-eroding-shorelines-place-narrow-river <p>Rhode Island has lost more than half of its salt marsh habitats to erosion and other climate change impacts. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse will tour the Narrow River tomorrow to learn about a new technique to restore eroding shorelines. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Ambar Espinoza 38607 at http://ripr.org New Technique To Restore Eroding Shorelines In Place At Narrow River CRMC Subcommittee Recommends Approving Proposed Offshore Wind Farm http://ripr.org/post/crmc-subcommittee-recommends-approving-proposed-offshore-wind-farm <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A subcommittee of the Coastal Resources Management Council has unanimously recommended approving a proposed offshore wind farm off the coast of Block Island. &nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The subcommittee’s official recommendation will be read at a council meeting within the next 30 days, and then scheduled for a full committee vote. The subcommittee’s recommendation holds a lot of weight, according to Laura Dwyer, information coordinator for the Coastal Resources Management Council.</span></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:15:00 +0000 Ambar Espinoza 31502 at http://ripr.org CRMC Subcommittee Recommends Approving Proposed Offshore Wind Farm CRMC Subcommittee To Decide Its Recommendation On Offshore Wind Farm http://ripr.org/post/crmc-subcommittee-decide-its-recommendation-offshore-wind-farm <p>A subcommittee of the Coastal Resources Management Council will take another step in the permitting process for a proposed offshore wind farm in state waters, when it decides next week whether to recommend approval for the project.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:35:33 +0000 Ambar Espinoza 31136 at http://ripr.org CRMC Subcommittee To Decide Its Recommendation On Offshore Wind Farm Deepwater Wind Hearing Today On Block Island http://ripr.org/post/deepwater-wind-hearing-today-block-island <p>A subcommittee of the Coastal Resources Management Council will hold another hearing today on Deepwater Wind's permit application to build a wind farm off the coast of Block Island.</p><p></p><p></p><p>This is the second of three scheduled hearings this month.</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:20:10 +0000 Ambar Espinoza 29567 at http://ripr.org Deepwater Wind Hearing Today On Block Island First CRMC Subcommittee Hearing On Offshore Wind Project Featured Mostly Deepwater Wind Experts http://ripr.org/post/first-crmc-subcommittee-hearing-offshore-wind-project-featured-mostly-deepwater-wind-experts <p>Deepwater Wind presented more than two and a half hours of testimony at the first public hearing for its permit application. The offshore wind developer’s experts detailed how the project takes careful measures to protect the coastal environment and its creatures. Environmental advocates gave supportive testimonies and urged the subcommittee to recommend the project for approval.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 22:09:41 +0000 Ambar Espinoza 28695 at http://ripr.org First CRMC Subcommittee Hearing On Offshore Wind Project Featured Mostly Deepwater Wind Experts Rhode Island's Aquaculture Industry Continues to Grow http://ripr.org/post/rhode-islands-aquaculture-industry-continues-grow <p><span style="font-size: 21px; line-height: 24px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif;">Aquaculture, the practice of farming fish and shellfish in the sea, is doing well in the Ocean State.</span></p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:04:13 +0000 Bradley Campbell 14143 at http://ripr.org Cliff Walk Repairs Draw Surfer Ire http://ripr.org/post/cliff-walk-repairs-draw-surfer-ire <p></p><p>The Newport City Council will be reviewing a plan at Wednesday's meeting to rebuild the famed Cliff Walk damaged last year by Superstorm Sandy. Many in the town are concerned about how a proposed plan could alter the ocean waves that give the historic Breakers mansion its name.</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 12:27:45 +0000 Bradley Campbell 13336 at http://ripr.org Cliff Walk Repairs Draw Surfer Ire Friday, March 8, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/friday-march-8-2013 <p>RI was largely spared the latest snow storm, but that was not the case for our neighbors in MA and CT.&nbsp; The state's economy is improving.&nbsp; These stories and more on the Morning News Podcast. &nbsp;<br>Plus this week's guest on Political Roundtable is Woonsocket City Council President John Ward.<br><br>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%208%20March%202013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 15:47:08 +0000 Lydia Rogers 11608 at http://ripr.org