By Steve Ahlquist on August 15, 2017
“We’ve never staked out a position that we are against natural gas. We don’t have a position that we are against natural gas,” said Jonathan Stone, Executive Director of Save the Bay.
Posted in Climate, Energy, Environmental Racism, Featured | Tagged Allens Avenue, Boston Harbor, burrillville, CLF, Climate Action Rhode Island, Connecticut Pipeline, Conservation Law Foundation, crmc, Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island, Everett Massachusetts, ExxonMobile, FANG Collective, fields point, Fossil Free Rhode Island, Hess Terminal, Jonathan Stone, Manchester Street Power Station, Narragansett Bay, national grid, Nature Conservancy, Port of Providence, Providence River, Rhode Island Audubon Society, Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, Rhode Island Sierra Club, Save The Bay, ScottsMiracle-Gro, Shell Oil, Sisters of Mercy Ecology, Washington Park | 2 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on March 9, 2017
Every environmental group in Rhode Island, every single member organization of the the Environmental Council of Rhode Island, is formally opposed to the construction of Invenergy’s $1 billion fracked gas and diesel oil burning power plant planned for Burrillville.
Posted in Activism, Burrillville, Class Warfare, Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Environmental Racism, Featured, Infrastructure, Johnston, Photos, Providence, Video, Water, Youth | Tagged American Nurses Association of Rhode Island, ANA-RI, Audubon Society of Rhode Island, Ben Gross, Blackstone River, Clear River Energy Center, Conservation Law Foundation, ECRI, Environmental Council of Rhode Island, Invenergy, Jerry Elmer, Jonathan Stone, Mary Pendergast, Meg Kerr, Mercy Ecology, Narragansett Bay, Polly Berry, Resilient Rhode Island Act, Rhode Island Student Climate Coalition, Save The Bay, Scott Cummings, Sheldon Whitehouse, Sisters of Mercy Northeast, Ted Nesi, The Nature Conservancy | 1 Response
By Steve Ahlquist on July 27, 2016
“…it would be premature for the RI Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB) to make a decision on a proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillville before the state adopts a greenhouse gas reduction strategy.”
Posted in Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Featured, Infrastructure, News, Rhode Island, State House | Tagged EC4, EFSB, Energy Facility Siting Board, Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council, Invenergy, Jonathan Stone, RI Department of Environmental Management, Save The Bay | Leave a response
By Steve Ahlquist on January 25, 2016
In his interview with Nesi, Whitehouse cavalierly dismissed the concerns of local environmental groups, and could name no environmental groups that support his position.
Posted in Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Featured, National News, News, Rhode Island | Tagged BASE, Burrillville Against Spectra Expansion, Burrillville Land Trust, Clear River Energy Center, Conservation Law Foundation, fang, Fighting Against Natural Gas, fossil free ri, Green Party of RI, Invenergy, Jonathan Stone, Occupy Providence, Rhode Island Progressive Democrats, Save The Bay, Sheldon Whitehouse, Ted Nesi, Topher Hamblett | 1 Response