Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced their intention to issue a permit for the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe as soon as tomorrow. This pipeline permit route jeopardizes drinking water and desecrates sacred burial grounds of the Standing Rock Sioux. The Army Corps also stated that they would grant the […]
Jerry Elmer, a senior lawyer at the Conservation Law Foundation, contributed an op-ed that appears in today’s Providence Journal explaining the profound consequences of the proposed Invenergy plant at Burrillville. If you missed it in today’s print edition, click this link.
The keynote speaker at RI IPL’s 2015 annual conference, Curt Spalding, is stepping down as regional administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a position he has held for seven years following his role leading the largest environmental advocacy group in New England, Save the Bay. Today’s edition of the Providence Journal announced Spalding’s departure and […]
Our colleagues at Green Faith have asked that we read and share their statement of protest of the treatment of the Sioux and their First Nation Water Protectors and sign the Open Letter on Standing Rock. I have done so and ask that you spread the word abut the need to support the Sioux as […]
RI Interfaith Power & Light strongly opposes the proposed fracked-gas power-plant in Burrillville on moral grounds. As people of faith we must speak up for the truth of any matter and in support of the well-being of all people and God’s Creation. The truth is that this power plant is not needed for RI’s energy […]