Brief Supports Overturning Ruling that OK’d Expansion of Controversial Block Island Marina

Interceding in a case raising significant issues involving government transparency in environmental disputes, four organizations recently filed a “friend of the court” brief in Rhode Island Supreme Court in a […]

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CRMC Subcommittee Rejects Potter Pond Aquaculture Expansion

PROVIDENCE — A four-year tug-of-war between commercial aquaculture and some South Kingstown residents is nearly over. Members of a Coastal Resources Management Council subcommittee have recommended the council deny an application from Perry Raso, owner of the Matunuck Oyster Bar, to expand his Potter Pond oyster farm.

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Rhode Island State Coral Poised to Show Way Forward in Era of Climate Change

Northern star coral is the only hard coral found in New England waters. Unlike the large, familiar corals that grow in warm-water regions, this brown or white coral can fit in the palm of one’s hand, and it can withstand extremely cold winters and very hot summers.

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