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No LNG in PVD! floods the State House

Monica Huertas, campaign coordinator of No LNG in PVD! led a "Flood the State House" event where nearly seventy people called on Governor Gina...

Raimondo introduces bill to change makeup and nature of the Coastal Resources Management Council

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo has responded, in a way, to a Superior Court complaint made by Save The Bay and a letter from...

No LNG in PVD! demands representation for Environmental Justice communities on the CRMC

"The re-appointments of the CRMC, we're going to hold off for another week on them," said Senate Committee on Environment and Agriculture Chair Susan...

False alarm in Port of Providence as sirens sound ‘erroneously’

"The alarms are going of erroneously all over the Port," said the woman answering the phone at the Port of Providence's offices. "We are...

DEM hearing on National Grid LNG project was inaccessible and exclusionary

It's called environmental racism. Community members and environmental allies cried foul Wednesday evening when the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) and National Grid...

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...

NoLNGinPVD calls for the immediate resignation of CRMC Chair Cervenka

The NoLNGinPVD coalition today sent a letter to various government officials, including Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, demanding the immediate resignation of Coastal Resources...

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,...