The Environment Council of Rhode Island (ECRI) offers this biennial Green Report Card to evaluate the environmental records of Rhode Island lawmakers on ECRI priority issues for the combined 2017 and 2018 legislative sessions. The report includes letter grades issued to individual General Assembly members based on bill votes and sponsorships, along with a qualitative evaluation of the governor. There are reflections on notable environmental policy developments in the two-year span.
A PowerPoint file presented by Kaitlin Kelly from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources titled "Land Use Policy in Massachusetts Solar Incentive Programs.
A PowerPoint file titled "Renewable Energy Siting in Rhode Island" presemted by Jeanne M. Boyle, Department of Commerce, City of Pawtucket.
The Burrillville Conservation Commission’s mission and goals are to protect and preserve the natural tranquility of the natural reserves, features and attributes that has defined the Town of Burrillville for over two hundred years.
This is a press release announcing the latest Green Report Card produced by the Environment Council of Rhode Island (ECRI). The report highlights critical environmental issues that were considered by Rhode Island state legislators during the 2015 and 2016 sessions. Lawmakers in the General Assembly were given a letter grade based on their voting record.
Rhode Island General Assembly
2015-2016 Green Report Card
Rhode Island Senate Earns C, House of Representatives earns C+
Environmental champions emerge from General Assembly for clean energy, waste, and land and water conservation
A prudent investment in Rhode Island’s open space, environment, and tourism – the Green Economy Bond invests in open space and farmland protection; world class state & municipal parks; bikeways; stormwater pollution prevention and brownfield cleanups. Together, these efforts will attract new businesses and continue successful programs.
This file provides more details and information about the bond.
A summary of emerging environmental priorities of The Environment Council of Rhode Island for 2015 on broad topics of Energy, Land/Water, Waste, Transportation, and Budget.
These individuals are lobbyists for their respective environmental organizations which are members of the Environment Council of Rhode Island (ECRI), and they regularly lobby on environmental issues on which ECRI has taken formal positions.