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.
The Rhode Island primary is scheduled for Sept. 12, and 11 candidates are running for governor. We take a look at their environmental records.
PROVIDENCE — A farm animal protection group is disputing Rhode Island’s recent ban on battery cages, the wire containers used by egg farmers to house egg-laying chickens.
PROVIDENCE — During the final hours of the final day of the 2018 session, the General Assembly approved a ban on small, wire cages used for holding egg-laying chickens.
PROVIDENCE — The 2018 General Assembly session was by all accounts unremarkable for environmental progress. There was no major legislation passed related to climate change, energy, food, waste reduction, or environmental justice.
PROVIDENCE — One of the few environmental bills passed by the General Assembly in 2018 gives the governor greater authority to make appointments to the Coastal Resources Management Council.
PROVIDENCE — State is looking for potential funders to cover study's cost as House commission prepares to examine impact of offshore wind turbines.
PROVIDENCE — The House of Representative is set to authorize a study to determine if offshore wind facilities are killing whales and other sea life.
PROVIDENCE — Drawing comparisons to Flint, Mich., and other cities that have suffered from privatizing public water systems, environmentalists oppose the latest legislative effort to monetize the Providence Water Supply Board.
PROVIDENCE — A Senate bill brings the Coastal Resources Management Council into compliance with state separation-of-powers laws but it fails to address other criticisms of the state agency, such as representation of environmental justice communities.