By Steve Ahlquist on September 11, 2017
“Shell’s facility sits on the banks of the Providence River, poised to spew toxic chemicals into our waters and our neighborhoods with no adequate safeguards in place,” said CLF president Bradley Campbell.
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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.
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By Josh Block on June 28, 2017
“With just one severe storm – one major flood – the Providence River and surrounding communities could be inundated with toxic substances, yet Shell has done nothing to safeguard us from this fate. It’s time they be held accountable for this grave inaction.”
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