offshore drilling Last Call For Comments On Offshore Drilling By Avory Brookins • Mar 9, 2018 Avory Brookins / RIPR Friday is the last day for public comment on the Trump administration’s proposal to open up New England waters to offshore oil and gas drilling. Hundreds Turn Out For Meeting On Offshore Drilling By Avory Brookins • Mar 1, 2018 Avory Brookins / RIPR An estimated 300 people attended a public meeting in Providence Wednesday on the Trump administration’s plan to drill for oil and gas off the East Coast. Federal Regulators To Hold Public Meeting In RI On Offshore Drilling Proposal By Avory Brookins • Feb 27, 2018 edward stojakovic / Flickr Federal regulators will be accepting written comment from Rhode Islanders Wednesday on President Donald Trump’s proposal to drill for oil and gas off the coast of New England. RI Attorney General: Offshore Drilling Puts Coastal Economies At Risk By Avory Brookins • Feb 2, 2018 RIPR File Photo Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is urging the U.S. Interior Department to terminate a plan that would allow oil and gas drilling off the coast. Brown University Professor Discusses Local Impacts Of Offshore Drilling By Avory Brookins • Jan 23, 2018 Pamela O'Donnell / Yale University Listen Listening... / 6:42 RI Gov. Raimondo Says 'Not On Our Watch' To Federal Offshore Drilling Expansion By Avory Brookins • Jan 17, 2018 Elisabeth Harrison / RIPR Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has joined opposition to President Donald Trump’s plan to drill for oil and gas offshore in protected federal areas of New England waters. Listen Listening... / 0:53 Hundreds Of Thousands Oppose Offshore Drilling In Atlantic Ocean By Avory Brookins • Aug 22, 2017 Bureau of Safety and Environtal Enforcement More than 370,000 members of a national environmental coalition have submitted comments opposing a proposal to drill for oil and gas off the East Coast. Listen Listening... / 0:50 RI Environmentalists Discuss EPA Regulation Changes Under Pruitt By Ximena Conde • Feb 6, 2017 Gage Skidmore / Flickr U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is set to host an environmental roundtable at the Save the Bay Center in Providence Monday. The forum ahead of an expected Senate vote for Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump’s pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Will Obama's Ban On Offshore Drilling In Parts Of The Arctic And Atlantic Stick? By Mitch Wertlieb • Dec 22, 2016 Listen Listening... / This week, President Obama announced what he called a permanent ban on offshore oil and gas drilling along areas of the Arctic and the Atlantic seaboard.