Activists Rally Against School Siting Law Change

PROVIDENCE — Opponents of a push to repeal a state law enacted last year that prohibits the construction of schools on former industrial sites where there could be toxic vapor intrusion recently brought in a national figure to help make their point.

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Gasification Plant Pollution Worries Neighborhood

PAWTUCKET, R.I. — The stench was so robust that Holly Dygert couldn’t close her car door fast enough. She would have quickly driven away if she wasn’t waiting outside the International Charter School to pick up her daughter.

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City’s Nonchalantness to Contamination Frustrates Residents

PROVIDENCE — The latest assessment of the contamination buried on the former Gorham silver manufacturing site on the city’s South Side has done little to ease neighborhood concerns.

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