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‘We must move beyond business as usual,’ says new report on Rhode Island’s inadequate...

The Civic Alliance for a Cooler Rhode Island (CACRI) has issued a "citizen evaluation" of the Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council (EC4)...

CLF issues a flurry of Motions before the EFSB in Invenergy case

Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) issued a flurry of motions Monday morning, ahead of the Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB) hearings for Invenergy's $1 billion...

Nature’s Trust Rhode Island appeals state denial in Rhode Island Superior Court

Nature's Trust Rhode Island filed an appeal in Rhode Island Superior Court on the decision by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM)...

Revised Energy Facilities Siting Board Invenergy Hearing Schedule released

Energy Facility Siting Board hearings for Invenrgy's proposed $1 billion fracked gas and diesel oil burning power plant aimed at the pristine forests of...

Test riding RIPTA’s new electric buses

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) has leased three new all electric buses for use in Providence. "This marks a major step toward a...

Governor’s Task Force to Tackle Plastics convenes first meeting

The Governor’s Task Force to Tackle Plastics held their first meeting on Friday to "develop a host of options to reduce plastic pollution in...

Rhode Island DEM denies youth climate petition

Update: The board of Nature's Trust Rhode Island just reached a unanimous decision to appeal the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) denial...

Nature’s Trust begins legal action to compel Rhode Island to take action on climate...

Nature’s Trust Rhode Island, a youth-driven campaign for the legal right to a healthy climate, joined by Sisters of Mercy Ecology, today initiated legal...

New study shows racial disparity in Rhode Island traffic stops

A new analysis of law enforcement traffic stops found that a "total of 11.4 percent of motorists stopped were observed to be Black and...

The Special Legislative Commission to study the Energy Facilities Siting Act begins hearings

The House convened the Special Legislative Commission to study the Energy Facilities Siting Act for the first time Tuesday. This first meeting was strictly...