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Final Piece Of $1.5b Bay-saving Tunnel Network Gets Epa Funding; Will Complete Huge Stormwater-management System

Sep 21, 2019 - Providence Journal

EAST PROVIDENCE \x97 The final phase of the largest public-works project in Rhode Island history can get underway next year now that key federal funding is in place.

Officials gathered Friday on the banks of the Seekonk River to celebrate the approval of a $269-million low-interest loan from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that the Narragansett Bay Commission will use to complete its decades-long, $1.5-billion effort to build a system of underground tunnels to store and treat tain...