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 July 14, 2017
“We have been at it for over a year. We will push you tooth and nail, permit by permit, meeting by meeting, hour by hour, day by day. We are not backing down. You have not seen loud or disruptive yet. Try it. Try to permit it. Try it. Try it.”
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By Steve Ahlquist on May 24, 2017
“Rhode Islanders need assurance that the effects have been, or are being, investigated and that their state is doing everything possible to protect them, including arming them with any information they need to protect themselves.”
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By No LNG in PVD on April 4, 2017
“Southside should not be a sacrifice zone, but that entire port complex is a disaster waiting to happen. Last night it almost did, and the results would have been catastrophic,” said Monica Huertas.
Posted in Activism, Climate, Corporate Greed, Environmental Racism, Featured, Health Care, Infrastructure, National News, Photos, Poverty, Providence, Race & Racism, Rhode Island | Tagged Allens Ave, EJ League, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, ferc, liquefied natural gas, lng, Monica Huertas, national grid, No LNG in PVD Coalition, Port of Providence, Selene Means, spectra, Washington Park | 1 Response