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Sheldon Whitehouse answers tough questions at Woonsocket Town Hall campaign kick-off

Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse met with constituents Saturday morning at the American Legion Post in Woonsocket on River St. The questions were tough,...

Raimondo breaks silence on CRMC and Jennifer Cervenka

Governor Gina Raimondo declined to answer any of my numerous inquiries about Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) Chair Jennifer Cervenka or National Grid's liquefaction...

CRMC approves National Grid project over community objections

Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) Chair Jennifer Cervenka brushed off the idea that her work for the Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce Coalition, “a...

CRMC to vote on Providence LNG plant despite calls for chair’s resignation

Despite outcry over conflict of interest, racial bias, and growing calls for resignation of the Chairperson, the Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) is proceeding...

As more elected officials call for resignation of CRMC chair, Governor Raimondo remains silent

As of this writing, four more elected state representatives, Aaron Regunberg (Democrat, District 4, Providence), Marcia Ranglin-Vassel (Democrat, District 5, Providence), John Lombardi (Democrat, District...

Senator Calkin, Representative Diaz first elected officials to call for CRMC Chair Cervenka’s resignation

State Senator Jeanine Calkin (Democrat, District 30, Warwick) and State Representative Grace Diaz (Democrat, District 11, Providence) have joined the NoLNGinPVD coalition's call for...

Former CRMC member Tony Affigne on environmental racism and the use of police power...

"In my final few months on CRMC, I repeatedly tried to convince the Council to hold its National Grid hearings in South Providence or...

The apparent conflict of interest between National Grid and CRMC Chair Jennifer Cervenka

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo appointed Jennifer Cervenka and two others to the Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) sometime in July 2017. In appointing...

CRMC hearing consumed by public testimony against National Grid’s Port project

"We are not required to have any public hearings," said Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) Chair Jennifer Cervenka at the start of Tuesday's hearing,...

CRMC needs to reject proposed liquefied natural gas plant in Providence

In order for Rhode Island to truly become a leader in supporting renewable energy, we cannot continue to pour money into development of new...