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Expired Terms and Illegal Appointments Cast Doubt Over Rhode Island’s Powerful Coastal Council

All seven appointed members to the currently shorthanded Coastal Resources Management Council board have expired terms. There’s also the question of whether some of the appointments are against the law.

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Bay Blasting Approved to Make Way for War Machines

Despite opposition from Save The Bay, the Coastal Resources Management Council has approved blasting a portion of Narragansett Bay to accommodate the construction of nuclear submarines.

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North Kingstown Approves Shipping Channel Blasting

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — The Town Council recently approved a controversial plan to allow underwater blasting for a new shipping lane in the waters of Quonset Point.

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