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2014 Rhode Island Gubernatorial Forum on Climate Change

PROVIDENCE — ecoRI News and the Environment Council of Rhode Island (ECRI) held a forum on climate change Aug. 24 at Brown Univeristy.

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General Assembly Allows Cesspools to Stay Put

PROVIDENCE — A last-minute push led by Realtors derailed legislation to ban cesspools in Rhode Island.

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Town Council Votes to Keep Barrington Plastic Bag Ban

BARRINGTON, R.I. — Rhode Island officially has one community with a permanent bag ban, after the Town Council voted 3-2 on June 2 to make its prohibition on plastic shopping bags permanent.

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