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  • Posted March 26, 2014
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Bay Commission Honored with Asset Management Award

The Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) received the Asset Management Excellence Award from the New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) for their commitment and ongoing efforts in Asset Management at NBC’s Wastewater Treatment Facilities.

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  • Posted March 13, 2014
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DEM, NBC Announce Temporary Closure of CSO Phase I Tunnel

The Phase I tunnel will be off-line for approximately three to four weeks beginning on or about March 19. In order to complete necessary Phase II construction, the tunnel will remain at approximately 60 percent capacity until September 2014.

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  • Posted January 22, 2014
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NBC Announces 2014 Earth Day River Clean Up Grants

The Narragansett Bay Commission will provide grants in the amount of $250-$1000 to local community groups for Earth Day river clean up and restoration projects.

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  • Posted November 27, 2013
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NBC Executive Director Ray Marshall is chosen to serve on Narragansett Bay Estuary Program Management Committee

NBC Executive Director Ray Marshall is chosen to serve on the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program Management Committee.

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  • Posted November 06, 2013
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STATE ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING GROUP CITES FEARS OF REDUCED BUDGETS TO PROTECT R.I.’S NATURAL RESOURCES

The state organization charged with monitoring the health of Rhode Island’s environment has issued a report stating that possible reductions in funding from state and federal sources pose a risk to the state’s natural resources. These reductions would also impact human health and the state’s economy, the report maintains.
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