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Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Pascoag Utility District

The Pascoag Utility District was incorporated by a special act of the Rhode Island General Assembly. A quasi-municipal utility, Pascoag provides Electricity and Water on a "not for profit" basis. Pascoag Electric is regulated by the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission. Currently we provide Electric service to approximately 5,000 customers in Pascoag and Harrisville RI and 1,200 Water customers in Pascoag.

Implementation Of The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Act

Provides for the payment of costs incurred by the DEM and office of energy resources up to three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000) or five percent (5%) of the proceeds of any sale or auction of allowances.

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2011-2012 Green Report Card

The latest Green Report Card highlights an unfocused RI General Assembly with a "B-"

The Environment Council of Rhode Island (ECRI) biennial Green Report Card highlights critical environmental issues that were considered by the General Assembly during the 2011 and 2012 legislative sessions.  State lawmakers were graded on 14 pieces of legislation that covered a broad host of affairs, ranging from matters on clean water, to state energy policies.
 

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