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Getting green

With Rhode Island's industrial sector in its death throes and the state in desperate need of a new economic engine, political leaders are talking with new urgency about wind and solar and all things green.
Small state, big push for sustainability
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  June 05, 2009

Green local heroes

Decades after the birth of the modern environmental movement, the US and other nations are still struggling to come to terms with humanity’s impact on the planet.
Ten people and organizations highlighting Rhode Island’s environmental vanguard 
By IAN DONNIS  |  November 07, 2007

It’s not easy being green

Seth Handy does not have a long pony tail that snakes down the back of his rumpled hemp shirt, nor does he wear Birkenstocks to work.
Sustainable design is rising in popularity, but Rhode Island remains slow on the uptake
By MARISA ANGELL BROWN  |  June 20, 2007