August 30, 2021

Environment Council of Rhode Island issues statement on RI Rank

While we appreciate RI Rank referencing the Environment Council of Rhode Island’s legislative agenda as a resource,...

June 8, 2021

Environmental Council of RI turns 50 – Staying relevant means responding to calls for environmental justice

“We shall find new ways to bind our community together, we will better incorporate justice into our...

Save Kennedy Plaza! say riders and advocates at protest against RIDOT/McKee plan to destroy it
December 29, 2021

Save Kennedy Plaza! say riders and advocates at protest against RIDOT/McKee plan to destroy it

Neighborhood, social justice and transportation advocacy groups urge Governor Daniel McKee to halt the rollout of RIDOT’s...

Carbon reduction bill Act on Climate passes RI Senate, poised to pass House
March 17, 2021

Carbon reduction bill Act on Climate passes RI Senate, poised to pass House

The bill is a long overdue update to the 2014 Resilient Rhode Island Act to address climate-warming...

All the video from the DEM hearing on proposed pyrolysis medical waste to energy facility
March 16, 2021

All the video from the DEM hearing on proposed pyrolysis medical waste to energy facility

All the testimony from the RI Department of Environmental Management’s hearing on the proposed pyrolysis medical waste...

December 13, 2018

Providence seeking bidders in January for leasing the city’s water

Providence’s Director of Sustainability, Leah Bamberger, and Providence City Solicitor Jeff Dana gave a presentation to the...

March 2, 2020

Biomass incineration bill opposed at State House rally

“When ECRI speaks, we speak as the united voice of the environmental community in the state,” said...