The Narragansett Town Council Voted 5-0 to suspend talks with the offshore wind turbine developer, Deepwater Wind, until June. The council felt its residents needed more time to vet a plan to run a transmission line through a popular beach.
(PROVIDENCE, RI) The Rhode Island Fish and Wildlife division would like to expand a program that combines gathering fish for scientific data with putting fresh food on the dinner tables of those in need. An experiment that combined gathering scientific data, teaching young boys to fish, and providing a family with some food was so successful in 2012 that Rhode Island officials are hoping to expand it in 2013. Supervising biologist with the Division of Fish and Wildlife, Jason McNamee credits Dan Costa, port manager for the Division of Coastal Resources with the idea.