By Bob Plain on November 1, 2017
Why were three Environmental Protection Agency scientists from Rhode Island recently prevented from presenting their contributions to a report focusing on how climate change will affect Narragansett Bay and its watershed? That’s the question Rhode Island’s four-person Congressional delegation, and seven of the eight members of Massachusett’s delegation, are asking EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt after […]
By Steve Ahlquist on October 11, 2017
“In my lifetime, even back to Nixon, I have never seen a White House so riven with conflicts and leaks,” said the Senator.
Posted in Climate, Featured, Health Care, International News, National News, Politics, Video | Tagged Bob Corker, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, CMS, donald trump, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner, John McCain, Kamala Harris, Ken Block, North Korea, Republican Caucus, Scott Pruitt, Sheldon Whitehouse | Leave a response
By Steve Ahlquist on June 7, 2017
Recent actions by Raimondo have only served to further confuse her environmental stance.
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By Steve Ahlquist on February 23, 2017
Featuring illustrations from Selene Means. As I approached, I saw that the east end of Kennedy Plaza had been transformed into a police car parking lot, with maybe two dozen officers from at least three different law enforcement agencies.
Posted in Activism, Civil Rights, Congress, Elections, Events, Featured, Media, Providence, Rhode Island | Tagged aca, Affordable Care Act, Artemis Manie Butti Moonhawk, Betsy DeVos, Citizens United, DAPL, Deborah Logan, Democrats, donald trump, EIS, Elizabeth Warren, Environmental Impact Statement, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, Indivisible RI, jack reed, Jane Tucker, Jeff Sessions, Joe Clifford, John McCain, John Roberts, Justin Boyan, kennedy plaza, Merrick Garland, Mike Pence, National Security Council, Neil Gorsuch, Republicans, Rhode Island Department of Education, RI United States District Court, ride, Samuel Alito, Scott Pruitt, Selene Means, Social Security, Standing Rock, Steve Bannon, Student Non-Discrimination Act, Supreme Court | 2 Responses
By Lauren Niedel on February 23, 2017
Trump and his administration started his reign with an onslaught of unbelievable breaches of security, endless spending and unscrupulous abuses of power that is unprecedented in modern times.
By Steve Ahlquist on January 29, 2017
One thing became very clear, very quickly: People wanted Whitehouse to actively push back against Trump, and they do not expect compromise or any more “Yes” votes on Trump’s cabinet picks.
Posted in Congress, Events, Featured, Gun Control, Health Care, National News, News, Video | Tagged ACLU, Barbara Mikulski, Bernie Sanders, Central Intelligence Agaency, cia, David Cicilline, Democratic Party, Department of Health and Human Services, DHHS, donald trump, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, hillary clinton, jack reed, James Langevin, James Mattis, Mike Pompeo, Ray Trinque, Republican Party, rex tillerson, Scott Pruitt, Steve Bannon, Supreme Court, Tom Price, Warwick Public Library | 3 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on January 28, 2017
Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse told his constituents in Warwick earlier today that there is “zero chance I will vote for” Scott Pruitt as leader of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Posted in Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Featured, Infrastructure, National News, Video | Tagged American Petroleum Institute, Devon Energy, donald trump, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, ExxonMobil, Murray Energy, Oklahoma Attorney General, Scott Pruitt, Sheldon Whitehouse | 1 Response
By Steve Ahlquist on January 10, 2017
“I’ve been studying climate change for 25 years,” said Professor Timmons Roberts, “The evidence just gets stronger and worse.”
Posted in Climate, Energy, Featured, National News, Providence, Rhode Island | Tagged 350.org, Brown University, Credo, donald trump, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, ExxonMobil, George Carvalho, Greenpeace, jack reed, rex tillerson, Rick Perry, Ryan Zinke, Scott Pruitt, Sheldon Whitehouse, sierra club, Steven Schimmel, Timmons Roberts | Leave a response