The state of Rhode Island may follow in the footsteps of Barrington and enact a ban on plastic grocery bags.
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will be watching the State of the Union address tonight with a local advocate working to educate the state about the perils of climate change.
The regional cap on carbon dioxide emissions could be lowered by nearly half next year. New England’s regional greenhouse gas emissions are already lower than expected.
Newport will host the Volvo Ocean Race in 2015. The City by the Sea will be the only US stopover for the around the world race.