Environment Council of Rhode Island

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

House Judiciary Committee Hearing 2018-04-04

At the Rise of the House, the Committee will hear testimony on H7250, legislation which would regulate activities related to any offshore oil and gas drilling, including exploration in federal waters of the Atlantic Ocean in an effort to minimize any adverse effects resulting therefrom within the territorial waters and coastline of the state. Testimony will also be heard re: House Resolution 7179 which expresses opposition to President Trump's decision to allow offshore drilling in most of America's coastal waters.

ECRI supports both H7250 and House Resolution 7179 as part of this session's Legislative Agenda.

Hearing Date: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 4:00pm
Hearing Room: 
Room 205