Environmental Injustices Dumped on Two Providence Neighborhoods Illuminate Impacts of Structural Racism

Environmental injustices and the apathetic attitudes that allow them to fester collide head-on in two neighborhoods along Providence's toxic waterfront. This intersection of societal inequality highlights the numerous environmental-justice issues Rhode Island faces.

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Attorney General Intervenes in Proposed Fossil Fuel Plan That Concerns Port of Providence Neighbors

PROVIDENCE — Attorney General Peter Neronha has filed a motion to intervene in the Sea 3 Providence LLC project before the Energy Facility Siting Board. His office is concerned the project could impact nearby neighborhoods already burdened by industrial operations and the associated air pollution.

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Access to the Coast is an Environmental Justice Issue

For many Indigenous people, the original inhabitants of southern New England’s coastal areas, and people of color a lack of shoreline access is deeply disturbing and a generations-long problem.

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