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Posted byon October 7, 2011 at 1:12 PM EDT
Nicholas Lowinger, an eighth grader at the Wheeler School in Providence, RI, shares why he was inspired to start the Gotta Have Sole Foundation, which donates new footwear to children living in homeless shelters.
Posted byon October 4, 2011 at 11:48 AM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama visits Cranston, Rhode Island to meet with military spouses at the Rhode Island Army National Guard Facility.
Posted byon September 9, 2011 at 5:13 PM EDT
See what impact the President's plan will have in your community
Posted byon August 26, 2011 at 12:08 PM EDT
President Obama urges Americans in the projected path of Hurricane Irene to take precautions now and provides an update on ongoing federal preparations.
Posted byon August 22, 2011 at 3:48 PM EDT
The Secretary of the Interior traveled to New England to highlight the economic power of outdoor recreation
Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 11:59 AM EDT
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Nancy Sutley discuss ways the Nation’s lands, waters, and wildlife can help create jobs for our future.
Posted byon August 17, 2011 at 2:58 PM EDT
There are more than 100 events being held throughout the summer so that senior Administration officials can talk with Americans across the country
Posted byon August 8, 2011 at 6:08 PM EDT
Producing a range of high-quality, eco-friendly jewelry, Alex and Ani exemplifies what it means to be "Made In America." CEO Giovanni Feroce has made a concerted effort to hire locally, creating jobs and bringing a sense of renewed optimism to Rhode Island manufacturers.
Posted byon July 28, 2011 at 3:27 PM EDT
Federal ocean policy can only work if it is sensible and helps build our economy. Rhode Island is unique, but aspects of our experience can help inform the President and the federal agencies as the national ocean policy takes shape. When it comes to the ocean and our public waters, it is critical that we get it right the first time, and we are grateful to the Obama Administration for recognizing its importance.
Posted byon July 1, 2011 at 2:31 PM EDT
Last week, the National Ocean Council brought together more than 500 Federal, state, tribal, and local government representatives, indigenous community leaders, and other stakeholders and members of the public from across the country for a National Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP) Workshop in Washington, DC.