If the bill is passed, the ban would take effect January 2014 for large retailers and January 1015 for small businesses.
A multi-state agreement calls for a 45 percent reduction next year in allowable greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.
For those who care about the environment, there is a new smartphone app that is not only free, but it allows users to track down the best light bulbs for
Three Providence schools have been selected by the RI Department of Education (RIDE) as the 2012 RI Green Ribbon Schools.
The future of alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles were showcased in Rhode Island Friday. From small electric vehicles to biodiesel beasts, the
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin says he's happy with the newly proposed limit on greenhouse gas emissions by the federal Environmental Protection
General Motors Co. agreed Tuesday to deepen cooperation with its flagship Chinese partner on development of electric vehicle knowhow amid pressure from Beijing
The government is taking steps to make garbage trucks more green
The University of Rhode Island is taking extra stewps to go green, by hiring its first Sustainability Officer.
The Chevrolet Volt electric car has won a five-star safety rating from the U.S. government.
Ford Motor Co. plans to introduce its smallest engine ever by 2013, part of the race to improve fuel economy across the industry.
Trips in the car don't come cheap these days, and that makes Rhode Island's number 8 ranking for finding solutions to oil dependency even more important.
The Obama administration said Tuesday it is buying more than 100 Chevrolet Volts and other electric cars as it moves to improve fuel efficiency of the
Texas lawmakers gave final approval Saturday to offering land owner tax breaks for water conservation, an incentive plan little-seen nationwide that comes as
The controversial Cape Wind Project cleared a major hurdle Tuesday morning, after receiving the go-ahead from U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.
Rhode Island would push to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions below 1990 levels under legislation pending in the General Assembly.