Energize Rhode Island

Clean Water Action, as a member of the Energize Rhode Island coalition, is fighting for a solution that can ease the environmental impact, while helping residents and businesses adapt to changes intensified by the burning of fossil fuels.

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Putting a Price on Pollution

Clean Water Action, as a member of the Energize Rhode Island coalition, is fighting for a solution that can reduce the environmental impacts of warming temperatures, while helping the Ocean State’s economy develop alternatives to the burning of fossil fuels.

New England Currents - Summer 2017

With Big Oil at the Helm in D.C.,
 New England States Push for Bold Climate Solutions Locally

Clean Water Action Endorses Senator Whitehouse and Representative Cicilline

“Throughout their tenure in the US Senate and House of Representatives, Senator Whitehouse and Congressman Cicilline have worked tirelessly to ensure the protection of our state’s environment and stewardship of its natural resources,” said Johnathan Berard, Clean Water Action’s Rhode Island State Director. “With the current administration doing their best to unwind all of the progress we have made to protect our environment over the last five decades, it is critical that we have representatives in Washington, DC, like Senator Whitehouse and Congressman Cicilline fighting tooth and nail to keep those protections in place.”

From We All Live Downstream

Rhode Island Rep. Aaron Regunberg, D-Providence, speaks at a press conference in Hartford, CT., about the importance of regional cooperation on carbon pricing legislation. Photo by Dave Gerraughty.
March 29, 2017

With national environmental policy in the hands of administrators and officials allied with polluters, it has become essential for activists to form innovative alliances to advance progressive programs.

The president’s executive order aimed at overturning six of President Obama’s directives on regulating carbon emissions, including the Clean Power Plan, is just the latest attempt to reverse hard-won victories for clean water and air.

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November 12, 2016

With the last mail ballots now counted here in our state, it is pretty safe to say that the official results reveal just how important the environment is to Rhode Islanders.

April 5, 2016

Field canvassing can be a lonely task, especially when you are working in a remote area on a night when folks are more into family time than talking with a stranger about social issues.