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The U.S. Department of the Interior awarded a $400,000 grant to CRC to help the local municipalities of Newport, North Kingstown and Warwick prepare for climate change by adding green infrastructure — techniques that build on the natural ability of vegetation, soil and rocks to slow and/or absorb water — to their planning approaches.The grants are part of a larger effort by the U.S. Department of the Interior to support research and restoration efforts for protecting coastal communities and shoreline areas in the aftermath of 2012′s Superstorm Sandy.