Save the Bay http://ripr.org en Local Environmental Leaders Call For Better Water Management http://ripr.org/post/local-environmental-leaders-call-better-water-management <p>Environmental agency directors and city managers focused on the urgent need to invest in wastewater infrastructure, stormwater management, and flood prevention at a meeting last night.</p><p>The nonprofit Save The Bay hosted its annual legislative briefing.&nbsp; Executive director Jonathan Stone said many groups are working together to ensure the general assembly approves Gov. Lincoln Chafee's 75-million-dollar clean water bond.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:52:52 +0000 Ambar Espinoza 28960 at http://ripr.org Bay Swim Loses Navy Support http://ripr.org/post/bay-swim-loses-navy-support <p></p><p>A fundraiser swim across Narragansett Bay is in jeopardy because of federal sequestration.&nbsp; The environmental group Save the Bay says the Navy can no longer help host the summer event that’s been going on for more than 30 years in Newport.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 14:53:35 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 13476 at http://ripr.org