February 2, 2021

‘Yes on 2’ campaign launches in support of $74 million 2021 Beach, Clean Water, and Green Bond question

The $74M 2021 Beach, Clean Water, and Green Bond will appear as Question 2 on the ballot...

August 12, 2020

State requires Johnston metal shredding company to reduce air pollution and pay largest penalty ever assessed for Clean Air Act violations

“For too long, SMMNEC has not met its obligation to the people of Rhode Island to protect...

March 9, 2020

Act on Climate bill faces resistance in House Environment Committee

“[I]f states like Rhode Island for example, just say, ‘Oh yeah, you know, we don’t really need...

January 17, 2020

Environment Council of Rhode Island announces their 2020 legislative priorities

“Perhaps most importantly, we face the climate crisis. We just experienced a couple of 65 degree days...

Under cross examination, the testimony of Invenergy’s expert witness Ryan Hardy falls apart
October 31, 2019

Under cross examination, the testimony of Invenergy’s expert witness Ryan Hardy falls apart

Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) Senior Attorney Jerry Elmer and Attorney for the Town of Burrillville, Michael McElroy,...

December 17, 2018

‘We must move beyond business as usual,’ says new report on Rhode Island’s inadequate response to climate change

The Civic Alliance for a Cooler Rhode Island (CACRI) has issued a “citizen evaluation” of the Executive...

October 31, 2019

EFSB rules in favor of three motions that strongly bolster case against Invenergy’s power plant

The Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) met today to hear three motions. All the motions were decided...

January 19, 2020

Test riding RIPTA’s new electric buses

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) has leased three new all electric buses for use in...

October 31, 2019

EFSB weighs employment impacts of proposed Invenergy power plant

“And you’d have no problem with your children breathing it?” asked Burrillville attorney Michael McElroy, referring to...

January 19, 2020

Senator Whitehouse and Mayor Elorza take questions in Providence

United States Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (Democrat, Rhode Island) and Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza shared the spotlight Tuesday...

April 22, 2018

Save The Bay files complaint in Superior Court over Governor Raimondo’s CRMC appointments

Save The Bay filed a complaint in Rhode Island Superior Court on Friday asking for a declaratory...

October 31, 2019

Invenergy proposal begins Final Hearings at EFSB

On the first day of the Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB)’s Final Hearing on Invenergy‘s $1 billion...

October 31, 2019

Parag Agrawal out at EFSB, leaving two members to decide on Invenergy power plant application

Associate Director for Planning Parag Agrawal is leaving his position at the Rhode Island Department of Planning....

March 2, 2020

Whitehouse and Raimondo want you to trust the process, unless they say otherwise…

On President Donald Trump‘s offshore drilling proposal, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo was unambiguous at a Monday morning...

October 31, 2019

Dates for the final hearings on Invenergy power plant set

The dates for the Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB)’s final hearings on Invenergy‘s proposed $1 billion fracked...