Rhode Island Blog Posts

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Talking Lead Service Lines in Malden, Massachusetts

September 7, 2021

Lead exposure is a problem that America has been facing for decades.

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Climate Champions Win Big in Rhode Island Primary Election

September 15, 2020

The Rhode Island General Assembly looks to be getting a bit greener after last week’s elections.

Reducing Plastic Waste and COVID-19

March 31, 2020

Across the country and the world, we are all struggling to cope with the new reality that is COVID-19.

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Leading the Way: Bright City Providence Moves Towards Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

October 22, 2019

How can your City green its procurement? Safer States developed a Sustainable Procurement Roadmap with sample policies and strategies for implementation. Both the Center for Environmental Health and the Responsible Purchasing Network are available for one-on-one technical support.

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The year nothing got done: Recap of the 2019 General Assembly session

July 23, 2019

When the 2019 General Assembly session began in early January, we had high hopes that this would be a banner year for the environment and public health.

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After the #trashtag

March 15, 2019

Internet challenges come and go, and generally I don’t pay much attention to them.