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United in Support of Environmental Justice

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — More than 75 percent of the city’s polluted sites aren’t fully remediated, and instead have activity and use restrictions, according to senior attorney Staci Rubin of the Boston-based environmental justice organization Alternatives for Communities and the Environment.

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As Semester Winds Down, Divestment Heats Up

PROVIDENCE — Students from New York to Boston rallied May 3 with Brown Divest Coal activists on Brown University’s main green, demanding that President Christina Paxson and The Corporation of Brown University vote on whether to divest the college’s $2.5 billion endowment from the 15 largest coal companies in the United States

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D.C. Climate Rally Energizes Rhode Island Protesters

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The gathering of some 40,000 activists was solidly collegiate and included baby boomers, toddlers, octogenarians and those in between.

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