Environment Council of Rhode Island

...building an ecologically healthy future in a sustainable economy

Publications

ECRI publishes policy papers and briefs from time to time, as well as a biannual Green Report Card evaluating the voting records of all legislators in October of election years.

Two views of our publications are on this page: by date and further down the page, by type. Titles of earlier publications are also listed at the end.

Publication List by Date

Year
2017 2017 Annual Meeting Sponsorship Letter Press Releases
2016 Statement on Proposed Fields Point LNG Terminal Resolutions
2016 2016 Legislative Agenda Legislative Agendas and Priorities
2016 2015-2016 Green Report Card Green Report Cards
2016 Press Release 2015-16 Green Report Card Press Releases
2016 Updated ECRI Statement re: Burrillville Gas Plant Policy Papers
2015 2015 Emerging Environmental Priorities Legislative Agendas and Priorities
2014 2013-2014 Green Report Card Green Report Cards
2014 2014 RI Compost Conference Press Releases
2014 2014 Chafee Adbook Letter Press Releases
2014 2014 Compost Conference Press Releases
2012 2011-2012 Green Report Card Press Release Press Releases
2012 2011-2012 Green Report Card Green Report Cards
2012 Letter to Governor Chafee concerning RIPEC's DEM recommendation Policy Letters
2012 Exploring Climate Change Resilience Strategies in Rhode Island Urban Under-served Communities Policy Papers
2012 2012 Legislative Agenda Legislative Agendas and Priorities
2011 Upper Blackstone Water Pollution Abatement District Letter to EPA Policy Letters
2011 Climate Commission Nomination Letter Nomination/Appointment Letters
2011 Renewable Energy Board Nomination Nomination/Appointment Letters
2011 Providence Sustainability Task Force Appointment Nomination/Appointment Letters
2011 Habitat Advisory Board Nominations Nomination/Appointment Letters
2011 2011 Legislative Agenda Legislative Agendas and Priorities
2011 Compost for RI Policy Papers
2010 2009-2010 RI General Assembly Green Report Card pdf Green Report Cards
2010 2010 Governor Carcieri Green Report Card Green Report Cards
2010 Deepwater Debacle Undermines RI's Renewable Energy Development Policy Papers
2010 Resolution Regarding Land-Based Wind Power Siting Resolutions
2010 In Support of the Development of Renewable Energy Resolutions
2010 Resolution on Protection of State-Owned Public Land Resolutions
2008 2007-2008 RI General Assembly Green Report Card pdf Green Report Cards
2007 In Support of Publicly Funded Elections Resolutions
2007 In Support of Carole Bell for RIRRC board Nomination/Appointment Letters
2006 DEM Bond for Fort Adams State Park Resolutions
2006 DEM Bond for Local Recreation Resolutions
2006 Bond Issue for Roger Williams Park Zoo Resolutions
2006 2005-2006 RI General Assembly Green Report Card pdf Green Report Cards
2006 US Dept of Peace & Nonviolence Resolutions
2006 Water for Rhode Island ~ Today and Tomorrow Policy Papers
2006 Global Warming in Rhode Island: Warning Signs, Winning Solutions ~ 2006 Policy Papers
2005 Ocean Legacy Campaign Sign-On Letters
2005 NWF Resolution Concerning Solid Waste Resolutions
2004 2003-2004 Green Report Card (pdf) Green Report Cards
2004 Environmental Protection from Industrial Laundries Resolutions
2004 Ban Routine Use of Antibiotics in Animal Feed Resolutions
2003 Prevention of Genetically Engineered Organisms Resolutions
2003 Privatization of Public Water Supplies and Systems Resolutions
2002 Water Conservation Ordinances Resolutions
2002 2002 RI General Assembly Green Report Card pdf Green Report Cards
2002 Establishment of Marine Protected Areas in RI Waters Resolutions
2001 India Point Park Protection and Expansion Resolutions
2001 International Walk to School Day Resolutions
2001 Improved Urban and Community Tree Care Resolutions
2001 Mercury Reduction and Elimination Resolutions
2001 Integrated Pest Management for RI Schools Resolutions
2001 NBC Fiscal Accountability and Rate Structure Resolutions
2001 Cabinet Nominees for Attorney General, Secretaries of Interior and Energy Resolutions
2000 Quonset Point Development Process Resolutions
2000 Federal Support for Renewable Energy Resolutions
2000 Clean Water Bond Passage Resolutions
2000 Policy Position on "Takings" Resolutions
2000 Public Trust Lands Resolutions
1999 Dioxin Remediation for Rivers Restoration Resolutions
1999 Coastal Habitat Restoration Resolutions
1998 Cleanup of New England Power Plants Resolutions
1998 Quonset Point / Davisville Development Resolutions
1998 RI Supreme Court Advisory Opinion on Separation of Powers Resolutions
1998 Global Warming Resolutions

Publication List by Type

Green Report Cards
Pub Date
Oct 1 2002 2002 RI General Assembly Green Report Card pdf
Oct 1 2004 2003-2004 Green Report Card (pdf)
Oct 1 2006 2005-2006 RI General Assembly Green Report Card pdf
Oct 1 2008 2007-2008 RI General Assembly Green Report Card pdf
Oct 1 2010 2009-2010 RI General Assembly Green Report Card pdf
Oct 1 2010 2010 Governor Carcieri Green Report Card
Oct 31 2012 2011-2012 Green Report Card
Aug 18 2014 2013-2014 Green Report Card
Sep 1 2016 2015-2016 Green Report Card
Legislative Agendas and Priorities
Pub Date
Apr 1 2011 2011 Legislative Agenda
Apr 4 2012 2012 Legislative Agenda
Jan 14 2015 2015 Emerging Environmental Priorities
Sep 7 2016 2016 Legislative Agenda
Press Releases
Pub Date
Oct 31 2012 2011-2012 Green Report Card Press Release
Feb 26 2014 2014 Chafee Adbook Letter
Feb 21 2014 2014 Compost Conference
Mar 4 2014 2014 RI Compost Conference
Apr 11 2017 2017 Annual Meeting Sponsorship Letter
Sep 1 2016 Press Release 2015-16 Green Report Card
Fact Sheet
Pub Date
Sep 15 2012 2012 Bond Question 6 Fact Sheet - by RI Land Trust Council
Oct 1 2012 2012 Bond Questions 5 & 6 Fact Sheet ~ English
Oct 1 2012 2012 Bond Questions 5 & 6 Fact Sheet ~ Spanish
Mar 14 2016 2016 Green Economy Bond Fact Sheet
Apr 14 2014 ECRI Resolution on RI Climate Change Response
Jan 14 2015 The Faces of ECRI: 2015 Legislative Session
Forms
Pub Date
2012 Chafee Award Application
Jan 9 2013 2013 Chafee Awards Advertising Opportunity
Jan 9 2013 2013 Chafee Awards Application
Jan 9 2013 2013 Chafee Awards Sponsorhip
Oct 17 2012 2013 Tisdale Award Application Form
2014 Tisdale Award Application
Oct 14 2014 2015 Tisdale Award Application
Membership Form (doc)
Membership Form (pdf)
Government Publications (non-ECRI)
Pub Date
Sep 15 2012 2013 Ballot Question 5 Voter Information: Clean Water Finance Agency
Sep 15 2012 2013 Ballot Question 6 Voter Information: Environmental Management Bonds
Mar 10 2014 Food Too Good To Waste
Mar 10 2014 Lend A Bin - Memo of Understanding
Mar 10 2014 Newport Sustainable Event Protocol Checklist
Mar 10 2014 Newport Sustainable Events Resource List
Mar 10 2014 Organics Recycling in Connecticut
Mar 10 2014 Small Scale Composting
May 21 2013 Statewide Solid Waste Plan Update-Element 171 State of Waste Review
Mar 10 2014 Sustainable Event Protocol
Other Publications (non-ECRI)
Pub Date
Feb 8 2015 2015 Compost Conference & Trade Show Agenda
Mar 6 2015 2015 Compost Conference & Trade Show Program
Mar 22 2013 BioGreen 360 In-vessel Aerobic Composting.ppt
Mar 16 2015 Food Too Good To Waste – RI Pilot Project
Mar 22 2013 Gretel Clark Keynote.ppt
Mar 22 2013 Home Composting
Local Farm, Open Space, and Recreation Bond Fact Sheet
Mar 10 2014 Moving Forward
Mar 16 2015 Orbit Energy – Building a Digester in Johnston, RI
Jun 1 2015 The Environment Is Everyone's Business Rally Flyer
Resolutions
Pub Date
Feb 4 2004 Ban Routine Use of Antibiotics in Animal Feed
Oct 4 2006 Bond Issue for Roger Williams Park Zoo
Jan 3 2001 Cabinet Nominees for Attorney General, Secretaries of Interior and Energy
Oct 4 2000 Clean Water Bond Passage
Nov 4 1998 Cleanup of New England Power Plants
Jan 6 1999 Coastal Habitat Restoration
Oct 4 2006 DEM Bond for Fort Adams State Park
Oct 4 2006 DEM Bond for Local Recreation
Feb 3 1999 Dioxin Remediation for Rivers Restoration
Mar 3 2004 Environmental Protection from Industrial Laundries
Mar 6 2002 Establishment of Marine Protected Areas in RI Waters
Dec 6 2000 Federal Support for Renewable Energy
Jan 7 1998 Global Warming
Sep 5 2001 Improved Urban and Community Tree Care
Jan 3 2007 In Support of Publicly Funded Elections
May 3 2010 In Support of the Development of Renewable Energy
Dec 4 2001 India Point Park Protection and Expansion
Mar 14 2001 Integrated Pest Management for RI Schools
Sep 5 2001 International Walk to School Day
Mar 14 2001 Mercury Reduction and Elimination
Jan 3 2001 NBC Fiscal Accountability and Rate Structure
Jan 5 2005 NWF Resolution Concerning Solid Waste
Jun 14 2000 Policy Position on "Takings"
Jan 8 2003 Prevention of Genetically Engineered Organisms
Jan 8 2003 Privatization of Public Water Supplies and Systems
Jun 14 2000 Public Trust Lands
Apr 1 1998 Quonset Point / Davisville Development
Dec 6 2000 Quonset Point Development Process
Feb 1 2010 Resolution on Protection of State-Owned Public Land
Jun 7 2010 Resolution Regarding Land-Based Wind Power Siting
Jan 7 1998 RI Supreme Court Advisory Opinion on Separation of Powers
Oct 3 2016 Statement on Proposed Fields Point LNG Terminal
May 3 2006 US Dept of Peace & Nonviolence
Nov 6 2002 Water Conservation Ordinances
Nomination/Appointment Letters
Pub Date
Nov 3 2011 Climate Commission Nomination Letter
Sep 12 2011 Habitat Advisory Board Nominations
Jan 3 2007 In Support of Carole Bell for RIRRC board
Oct 21 2011 Providence Sustainability Task Force Appointment
Oct 31 2011 Renewable Energy Board Nomination
Policy Papers
Pub Date
Feb 1 2011 Compost for RI
Oct 1 2010 Deepwater Debacle Undermines RI's Renewable Energy Development
May 23 2012 Exploring Climate Change Resilience Strategies in Rhode Island Urban Under-served Communities
Jan 1 2006 Global Warming in Rhode Island: Warning Signs, Winning Solutions ~ 2006
Feb 1 2016 Updated ECRI Statement re: Burrillville Gas Plant
Jan 1 2006 Water for Rhode Island ~ Today and Tomorrow
Policy Letters
Pub Date
Oct 11 2012 Letter to Governor Chafee concerning RIPEC's DEM recommendation
Nov 15 2011 Upper Blackstone Water Pollution Abatement District Letter to EPA
Sign-On Letters
Pub Date
Dec 7 2005 Ocean Legacy Campaign
ECRI Process Documents
Pub Date
Jan 11 2017 2017 Emerging Environmental Priorities
Feb 3 2010 A Guide to ECRI Process on Positions and Actions
Mar 27 2013 April 2013 Meeting Agenda
May 1 2014 ECRI Ed Fund By-Laws
Mar 2 2016 ECRI Education Fund By-Laws
Feb 10 2017 How to Add Bills - Detailed
Mar 27 2013 March 2013 Meeting Minutes