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...

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...

June 29, 2020

For transit riders, the beach is out of reach

“Those who can’t afford a car are unable to get to the beach, while those with a...

May 13, 2020

Mystery explosion, exposed gas pipelines and heavy construction reported in Burrillville

“We need the Governor to stop Enrbridge’s construction now,” said Martley. “It’s shameful that Enbridge is trying...

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...

March 9, 2020

Study: Speaker Mattiello blocks “real and impactful” climate change bills

“Overall, this… reflects a House that, despite its overall makeup, is held captive by a single anti-environment...

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 14, 2020

Washington Park community: How to prevent a new business from destroying children’s health?

“Air and traffic pollution in and around Allens Avenue and the Port of Providence is out of...

October 31, 2019

Invenergy makes 11th hour change to their power plant application

Last week, Invenergy revealed that the company is “going to file a significant change in plans” for...