Are corporations co-opting environmental oversight? A conversation with DEM’s Terry Gray
December 15, 2021

Are corporations co-opting environmental oversight? A conversation with DEM’s Terry Gray

“Tidewater is an old site. This thing goes back to the 1800’s where it was a manufactured...

PVD Ordinance Committee passes two measures limiting fossil fuel expansion
November 16, 2021

PVD Ordinance Committee passes two measures limiting fossil fuel expansion

Both pieces of legislation need to pass the full City Council to take effect. The ordinance preventing...

PVD Ordinance Committee to weigh bills curbing major fossil fuel expansion in the Port
November 2, 2021

PVD Ordinance Committee to weigh bills curbing major fossil fuel expansion in the Port

The Zoning ordinance change and the resolution would not be a declaration against all fossil fuels by...

Interview: Brett Smiley is running for Mayor of Providence as an experienced administrator
October 13, 2021

Interview: Brett Smiley is running for Mayor of Providence as an experienced administrator

“What I hope is part of the conversation in the year and a half to come is,...

EFSB takes up Sea 3 propane expansion proposal for Port of Providence
October 5, 2021

EFSB takes up Sea 3 propane expansion proposal for Port of Providence

“Sea 3 Providence describes its project as ‘clean propane.’ … they even go so far as to...

PVD City Solicitor and AG Neronha join CLF as intervenors in Sea 3 LPG expansion proceedings
June 16, 2021

PVD City Solicitor and AG Neronha join CLF as intervenors in Sea 3 LPG expansion proceedings

“Intervening to have a full review so that the community can have input is one step in...

AG Neronha: Proposed LPG facility expansion in Port of Providence should be subject to robust regulatory review by EFSB
May 8, 2021

AG Neronha: Proposed LPG facility expansion in Port of Providence should be subject to robust regulatory review by EFSB

“In-depth, comprehensive regulatory oversight of facilities with operations that impact the health and safety of Rhode Islanders...

Lawmakers ask the Energy Facilities Siting Board to reject Sea 3’s proposed LPG expansion
May 8, 2021

Lawmakers ask the Energy Facilities Siting Board to reject Sea 3’s proposed LPG expansion

“We respectfully ask that the Energy Facilities Siting Board fully vet and reject Sea 3’s proposed expansion...

Sea 3 seeks major fossil fuel expansion in the Port of Pvd
May 3, 2021

Sea 3 seeks major fossil fuel expansion in the Port of Pvd

“A full application and review by the EFSB is the best way to ensure that all scenarios...

House legislation reveals problems and challenges to changes to the Energy Facility Siting Act
March 1, 2021

House legislation reveals problems and challenges to changes to the Energy Facility Siting Act

What is missing in the legislation is science. What should be included is science. There isn’t any...

No environmental viewpoint represented on Senate’s gas and electric transmission infrastructure commission
December 14, 2020

No environmental viewpoint represented on Senate’s gas and electric transmission infrastructure commission

At least one commission member has a clear history of anti-environmental, pro-fossil fuel bias....

Entire Aquidneck Island delegation opposes planned expansion of fracked gas
December 5, 2020

Entire Aquidneck Island delegation opposes planned expansion of fracked gas

“The long-term interests of Aquidneck Island’s communities will be best served by an aggressive transition away from...

National Grid presents options for Aquidneck Island’s energy future
October 15, 2020

National Grid presents options for Aquidneck Island’s energy future

The Non-Infrastructure Solution seeks to meet energy needs without any additional gas infrastructure and requires “a very...

Demand that Raimondo’s energy appointments get true Senate oversight
February 4, 2020

Demand that Raimondo’s energy appointments get true Senate oversight

By the time these nominations are heard in committee, it will be too late. These Senators need...

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