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  • Compost for RI | Environment Council of Rhode Island
    ECRI Calendar Add Event Form Member Events Opportunities Calendar RI Earth Month Calendar Issues Candidate Debates Climate Change Resilience Report ECRI Green Report Cards 2013 2014 Report Card 2011 2012 Report Card 2009 2010 Report Card 2007 2008 Report Card 2005 2006 Report Card 2003 2004 Report Card 2002 Report Card ECRI Legislative Priorities 2015 Legislative Agenda 2014 Legislative Agenda 2013 Legislative Agenda 2012 Legislative Agenda 2011 Legislative Agenda Issues by Topic Other Info Resources RI Government Links Education Fund Awards We Give Chafee Conservation Leadership Awards Tisdale Awards Award Lists Ed Fund Bylaws Members ECRI Member Orgs Info For ECRI Members A Guide to ECRI Process on Positions and Actions ECRI Handbook News Pubs Contact 2016 Legislative Agenda You are here Home ECRI Calendar Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba Opportunities Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba See the Whole Opportunities Calendar 2015 2016 Environmental Priorities Selected 2016 environmental bills ECRI has not necessarily taken a stand on these bills See the bills

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  • Resolution Regarding Land-Based Wind Power Siting | Environment Council of Rhode Island
    Selected 2016 environmental bills ECRI has not necessarily taken a stand on these bills See the bills that ECRI had positions on in the Legislative Agenda for 2015 User login Username Password Request new password Resolution Regarding Land Based Wind Power Siting Pub Date Monday June 7 2010 Adopted on June 7 2010 Whereas the Environment Council of Rhode Island ECRI believes the development of large and small scale renewable energy projects is critical to meeting utility emissions reduction goals and that cost effective reliable clean renewable energy is critical to meeting the challenges of global climate change and local environmental and economic challenges in Rhode Island and to providing long term energy stability and security for our state and Whereas ECRI supports the State of Rhode Island s Renewable Energy Standard of a minimum of 16 of electricity sold in the state should be generated by renewable sources such as wind energy by 2016 and Whereas it is important for wind turbine project developers to have a fair clear process in place to provide predictability and clarity regarding permitting requirements and Whereas there are multiple Federal standards and guidelines that can be used as models for the development of standards in Rhode Island and Whereas the State of Rhode Island s Department of Environmental Management DEM has performed a review of regulations in other jurisdictions and in 2009 produced the Terrestrial Wind Turbine Siting Report Whereas in January 2006 the State of Rhode Island established the RIWINDS program to promote the development of wind energy in the state Shortly after this time the Governor set an ambitious goal of obtaining 20 of the state s renewable energy resources by 2011 and in 2007 the DEM developed the RIWINDS report that evaluated the entire state including offshore waters to identify

    Original URL path: http://www.environmentcouncilri.org/content/resolution-regarding-land-based-wind-power-siting (2016-05-01)
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  • In Support of the Development of Renewable Energy | Environment Council of Rhode Island
    Report Card 2009 2010 Report Card 2007 2008 Report Card 2005 2006 Report Card 2003 2004 Report Card 2002 Report Card ECRI Legislative Priorities 2015 Legislative Agenda 2014 Legislative Agenda 2013 Legislative Agenda 2012 Legislative Agenda 2011 Legislative Agenda Issues by Topic Other Info Resources RI Government Links Education Fund Awards We Give Chafee Conservation Leadership Awards Tisdale Awards Award Lists Ed Fund Bylaws Members ECRI Member Orgs Info For ECRI Members A Guide to ECRI Process on Positions and Actions ECRI Handbook News Pubs Contact 2016 Legislative Agenda You are here Home ECRI Calendar Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba Opportunities Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba See the Whole Opportunities Calendar 2015 2016 Environmental Priorities Selected 2016 environmental bills ECRI has not necessarily taken a stand on these bills See the bills that ECRI had positions on in the Legislative Agenda for 2015 User login Username Password Request new password In Support of the Development of Renewable Energy ECRI continues to strongly

    Original URL path: http://www.environmentcouncilri.org/content/support-development-renewable-energy (2016-05-01)
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  • Resolution on Protection of State-Owned Public Land | Environment Council of Rhode Island
    2010 Whereas the Environment Council of Rhode Island ECRI has publically supported public financing for the acquisition of open space land in Rhode Island and Whereas the State of Rhode Island has acquired thousands of acres for decades for management as Parks Beaches Management Areas using public financing and Whereas open space owned by the State of Rhode Island is held in trust for the enjoyment and benefit of all the people of the State and Whereas it is important for the State of Rhode Island to maintain its commitments to ensure the long term protection of publicly owned lands especially those acquired for conservation public recreation wildlife habitat watershed protection or open space purposes and Whereas there are often uses proposed for State owned open space lands that conflict with the stated values of these lands and Whereas the State of Rhode Island according to Rhode Island Public Law Chapter 42 17 9 Preservation of State Open Space finds and declares that preservation of open space and the protection of natural resources values are a fundamental interest of the state an essential function of state government that property has been acquired and managed by the state for open space values and associated natural resource purposes and that the state needs clear consistent and explicit policy restricting conveyances of state property acquired or managed for open space purposes or natural resources values and Whereas ECRI recognizes that the development of renewable energy projects on public lands may be compatible with the State s goals to conserve natural resources but such projects are not necessarily the legal equivalent of conservation of natural resources as that term is defined in the Preservation of State Open Space Act set forth in state law and Whereas the Preservation of State Open Space Act required

    Original URL path: http://www.environmentcouncilri.org/content/resolution-protection-state-owned-public-land (2016-05-01)
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  • In Support of Publicly Funded Elections | Environment Council of Rhode Island
    Info Resources RI Government Links Education Fund Awards We Give Chafee Conservation Leadership Awards Tisdale Awards Award Lists Ed Fund Bylaws Members ECRI Member Orgs Info For ECRI Members A Guide to ECRI Process on Positions and Actions ECRI Handbook News Pubs Contact 2016 Legislative Agenda You are here Home ECRI Calendar Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba Opportunities Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba See the Whole Opportunities Calendar 2015 2016 Environmental Priorities Selected 2016 environmental bills ECRI has not necessarily taken a stand on these bills See the bills that ECRI had positions on in the Legislative Agenda for 2015 User login Username Password Request new password In Support of Publicly Funded Elections Pub Date Wednesday January 3 2007 Whereas the members of the Environment Council of Rhode Island focus their concerns on environmental health and restoration sustainability and related issues that are best served by good and open government and Whereas the cost of running successful political campaigns has grown geometrically over the last several decades and requires an inordinate amount of financing to raise sufficient funds for competitive races and Whereas traditional methods of campaign financing may depend heavily on contributions from a relatively small number of individuals corporations and others and Whereas public funding of elections has demonstrated the feasibility of bringing greater diversity to public office in Maine and Arizona and Whereas the results of 6 or more years of publicly funded elections in Maine and Arizona have shown an increase in racial ethnic gender and socio economic diversity among both candidates and donors as compared to the

    Original URL path: http://www.environmentcouncilri.org/content/support-publicly-funded-elections (2016-05-01)
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  • In Support of Carole Bell for RIRRC board | Environment Council of Rhode Island
    2003 2004 Report Card 2002 Report Card ECRI Legislative Priorities 2015 Legislative Agenda 2014 Legislative Agenda 2013 Legislative Agenda 2012 Legislative Agenda 2011 Legislative Agenda Issues by Topic Other Info Resources RI Government Links Education Fund Awards We Give Chafee Conservation Leadership Awards Tisdale Awards Award Lists Ed Fund Bylaws Members ECRI Member Orgs Info For ECRI Members A Guide to ECRI Process on Positions and Actions ECRI Handbook News Pubs Contact 2016 Legislative Agenda You are here Home ECRI Calendar Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba Opportunities Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba See the Whole Opportunities Calendar 2015 2016 Environmental Priorities Selected 2016 environmental bills ECRI has not necessarily taken a stand on these bills See the bills that ECRI had positions on in the Legislative Agenda for 2015 User login Username Password Request new password In Support of Carole Bell for RIRRC board Pub Date Wednesday January 3 2007 Whereas ECRI has a decades long commitment towards the issues of proper

    Original URL path: http://www.environmentcouncilri.org/content/support-carole-bell-rirrc-board (2016-05-01)
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  • Bond Issue for Roger Williams Park Zoo | Environment Council of Rhode Island
    Legislative Priorities 2015 Legislative Agenda 2014 Legislative Agenda 2013 Legislative Agenda 2012 Legislative Agenda 2011 Legislative Agenda Issues by Topic Other Info Resources RI Government Links Education Fund Awards We Give Chafee Conservation Leadership Awards Tisdale Awards Award Lists Ed Fund Bylaws Members ECRI Member Orgs Info For ECRI Members A Guide to ECRI Process on Positions and Actions ECRI Handbook News Pubs Contact 2016 Legislative Agenda You are here Home ECRI Calendar Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba Opportunities Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba See the Whole Opportunities Calendar 2015 2016 Environmental Priorities Selected 2016 environmental bills ECRI has not necessarily taken a stand on these bills See the bills that ECRI had positions on in the Legislative Agenda for 2015 User login Username Password Request new password Bond Issue for Roger Williams Park Zoo In Support of Ballot Question 6 Bond Issue for 11 million for capital improvements at Roger Williams Park Zoo Pub Date Wednesday October 4 2006 Whereas ECRI

    Original URL path: http://www.environmentcouncilri.org/content/bond-issue-roger-williams-park-zoo (2016-05-01)
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  • DEM Bond for Fort Adams State Park | Environment Council of Rhode Island
    2014 Legislative Agenda 2013 Legislative Agenda 2012 Legislative Agenda 2011 Legislative Agenda Issues by Topic Other Info Resources RI Government Links Education Fund Awards We Give Chafee Conservation Leadership Awards Tisdale Awards Award Lists Ed Fund Bylaws Members ECRI Member Orgs Info For ECRI Members A Guide to ECRI Process on Positions and Actions ECRI Handbook News Pubs Contact 2016 Legislative Agenda You are here Home ECRI Calendar Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba Opportunities Your browser must support JavaScript to view this content Please enable JavaScript in your browser settings then try again Events calendar powered by Trumba See the Whole Opportunities Calendar 2015 2016 Environmental Priorities Selected 2016 environmental bills ECRI has not necessarily taken a stand on these bills See the bills that ECRI had positions on in the Legislative Agenda for 2015 User login Username Password Request new password DEM Bond for Fort Adams State Park Supporting Ballot Question 7 DEM bond issue for 4 million for Fort Adams State Park to be approximately evenly divided between recreation improvements at the playing fields across from Sail Newport and

    Original URL path: http://www.environmentcouncilri.org/content/dem-bond-fort-adams-state-park (2016-05-01)
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