Construction on a new offshore wind farm called "Revolution Wind" is expected to create more than 800 jobs in the Ocean State. The project is also expected to provide affordable, clean energy for ratepayers.
Deepwater Wind and Vineyard Wind, clean energy developers based in southern New England, were selected to build large-scale wind farms in federal waters off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
In nature, fascinating biology can be found on the edges -- intermingled habitats where biodiversity can flourish. Reporter Patrick Skahill recently traveled to one such edge along Connecticut's shoreline, what’s called a “head of tide.”
A research team that includes professors from the University of Rhode Island is looking for volunteers on Cape Cod to have their drinking water tested. The team will be looking for man-made chemicals called PFAS in private wells.