Rhode Island isn’t a blue state. It’s a blue-green one, in honor of toxic bacteria that regularly closes beaches to swimming and other water bodies to recreational fun and puts public health in jeopardy. Opinion
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — The vast forest canopy of northwest Rhode Island was sheared nearly 30 years ago, but the gash could have been far worse had the Ocean State Power facility been sited where an energy developer now wants to build a new fossil-fuel power plant.
Rhode Islanders love the environment. It’s good for business, it’s good for tourism, and it’s part of an important legacy that we all leave for future generations. We have committed millions of dollars to nurture, rehabilitate, and protect the natural resources that make our state so special. Opinion
Joining a national trend of activism, an environmental youth group is turning up the pressure on Gov. Gina Raimondo to act on climate change.
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo pledges to beef up her environmental initiatives if she’s elected to a second term. Her plan, however, is short on specifics