PROVIDENCE — The Task Force to Tackle Plastics has so far focused on removing single-use plastics, such as bags, straws, and foam containers, from the state’s waste stream.
ANDOVER, Mass. — The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection recently penalized the Raytheon Co. for the destruction of some 5,000 square feet of bordering vegetated wetland.
PROVIDENCE — A bill proposing a statewide ban on plastic bags is the likely outcome of Gov. Gina Raimondo’s plastic waste commission, but it isn’t necessarily the preferred result.
PROVIDENCE — Bans on plastic bags are routinely passing in Rhode Island communities, but not at City Hall.
PROVIDENCE — Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., spoke to a packed auditorium at Brown University the day after winning a second term in office.
Rhode Island politicians who support environmental issues did well in the 2018 mid-term election.
PROVIDENCE — Environmental report cards are in for the 2017 and 2018 sessions of the General Assembly and for Gov. Gina Raimondo, with plenty of As and Fs to go around.
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The top candidates for Rhode Island governor recently delivered their platforms on key environmental issues facing Rhode Island during a Audubon Society of Rhode Island event at the Squantum Association’s waterfront club.
PROVIDENCE — Perhaps the least attention-grabbing of the Question 3 bond projects is the $7.9 million for drinking water, stormwater, and sewage treatment projects.
PROVIDENCE — Before assuming the high-ranking post, Alexandra Dapolito Dunn must be confirmed by the Senate.
PROVIDENCE — Wind facilities and an overhaul of coastal regulations dominated the latest meeting of the Coastal Resources Management Council.
The Rhode Island primary is scheduled for Sept. 12, and eight candidates are running for Daniel McKee’s lieutenant governor seat.
The Rhode Island primary is scheduled for Sept. 12, and four candidates are running for Sheldon Whitehouse’s U.S. Senate seat, including the incumbent.
PROVIDENCE — Three summers ago the General Assembly passed and Gov. Gina Raimondo signed into law legislation that would create statewide standards aimed to both improve wetlands protections and streamline construction permitting.