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Reflecting on the 2022 R.I. legislative session

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Now that the 2022 legislative session has come to a close, we’re pleased to report that we made significant progress in each of our priority areas.

Now that the 2022 legislative session has come to a close, we’re pleased to report that we made significant progress in each of our priority areas. ...Read More

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Registration opens for R.I.’s only cross-Bay swim

Monday, April 11, 2022

Save The Bay opens registration for the annual Swim on Monday, April 11. The event challenges skilled swimmers to a two-mile, cross-Bay swim from Newport to Jamestown.

Save The Bay opens registration for the annual Swim on Monday, April 11. The event challenges skilled swimmers to a two-mile, cross-Bay swim from Newport to Jamestown. ...Read More

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Save The Bay and shoreline access advocates call for a House vote in support of H.8055

Friday, April 8, 2022

Save The Bay, state representatives, legal and science experts, and shoreline access advocates call for a House vote in support of H.8055 PROVIDENCE, R.I. – April 8, 2022 – Following Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing on H.8055—a bill that would clarify where Rhode Islanders can exercise their constitutional right to the shore—shoreline access advocates and … Read More

Save The Bay, state representatives, legal and science experts, and shoreline access advocates call for a House vote in support of H.8055 PROVIDENCE, R.I. – April 8, 2022 – Following... ...Read More

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A closer look at the shoreline access bill, H.8055

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

A closer look at the shoreline access bill, H.8055 by Save The Bay’s Policy Team Save The Bay’s vision is of “a fully swimmable, fishable, healthy Narragansett Bay, accessible to all.” While there is no doubt that the Rhode Island Constitution protects the public’s right to use the shore, the exact location of the public … Read More

A closer look at the shoreline access bill, H.8055 by Save The Bay’s Policy Team Save The Bay’s vision is of “a fully swimmable, fishable, healthy Narragansett Bay, accessible to... ...Read More

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Save The Bay, ACLU of Rhode Island, RISAA and Common Cause Rhode Island file “friend of the court” brief

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Save The Bay, ACLU of Rhode Island, RISAA, and Common Cause Rhode Island have filed a “friend of the court” brief in the RI Supreme Court in a long-standing controversy involving the proposed expansion of Champlin’s Marina on Block Island

Save The Bay, ACLU of Rhode Island, RISAA, and Common Cause Rhode Island have filed a “friend of the court” brief in the RI Supreme Court in a long-standing controversy... ...Read More

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Save The Bay’s 2022 Legislative Priorities

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Save The Bay’s 2022 Legislative Priorities Jed Thorp, advocacy coordinator During the 2021 Rhode Island legislative session, several bills passed that were important to Narragansett Bay: the establishment of the Ocean State Climate Adaptation and Resilience Fund (OSCAR,) the passage of the Act on Climate, the banning of the intentional release of helium balloons, and … Read More

Save The Bay’s 2022 Legislative Priorities Jed Thorp, advocacy coordinator During the 2021 Rhode Island legislative session, several bills passed that were important to Narragansett Bay: the establishment of the... ...Read More

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Shoreline access, CRMC and land use: The latest House study commissions

Thursday, November 4, 2021

The 2021 legislative session produced three study commissions, all in the House of Representatives, that focus on issues that directly impact Narragansett Bay. For that reason, House Speaker Joe Shekarchi appointed Save The Bay to serve on each commission.

The 2021 legislative session produced three study commissions, all in the House of Representatives, that focus on issues that directly impact Narragansett Bay. For that reason, House Speaker Joe Shekarchi... ...Read More