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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has reduced the amount of Atlantic herring Rhode Island and South Coast fishermen can catch this year due to an updated stock assessment that shows the fish's population is in decline.

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Local commercial fishing companies are part of a national coalition backing changes to federal fisheries law.

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Members of the commercial fishing community are worried a proposed utility-scale offshore wind farm in Massachusetts could impact Rhode Island's lucrative squid industry.


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. 

American Wind Energy Association and Special Initiative on Offshore Wind

The American Wind Energy Association, a wind industry trade group, has released new underwater footage from around the Block Island Wind Farm.

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Fishing companies are at odds with Rhode Island environmental advocacy groups over proposed changes for the menhaden fishing industry.