April 9, 2021

RI House weighs outlawing pyrolysis and high heat waste processing

“This process runs against everything we are trying to do in our state to preserve our environment...

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...

March 8, 2021

Local groups lead charge against medical waste to energy facilities in Rhode Island

“I think that people are becoming aware that these kinds of facilities are not green,” said Catherine...

February 22, 2021

RI leaders are falling for the perpetual motion machine scam

“Though proposals to build machines which violate physical laws is not new, in a modern context this...

February 17, 2021

Representative Serpa opposes medical waste to fuel pyrolysis facility

“It isn’t fully understood what sort of ecological impact this new form of waste disposal will have...

February 17, 2021

Senator Valverde and Rep Caldwell oppose medical waste burning proposal on East Greenwich line

“What is being proposed is that medical waste, in the quantity of tons, will be introduced to...

April 6, 2020

Is turning waste plastic into fuel the answer to our waste management and energy woes?

Essentially, “you just took a fossil fuel, gave it a brief lifespan as a plastic, turned it...