Rhode Island sues major oil companies over climate change

Rhode Island sues major oil companies over climate changeRhode Island on Monday sued several major oil companies, including Exxon Mobil Corp and BP plc, accusing them of contributing to climate change that is damaging infrastructure and coastal communities in the state. The lawsuit announced by Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin was the first by a state seeking to hold oil companies responsible for costs associated with climate change and followed similar cases by several local governments nationally. The lawsuit alleged that various oil companies had created a public nuisance in the state and failed to adequately warn customers, consumers and regulators about the risks posed by their products.


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Secretary DeVos Approves Idaho, Mississippi and Rhode Island’s ESSA State Plans

WASHINGTON– U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Idaho, Mississippi and Rhode Island’s consolidated state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
“The state plans met ESSA’s requirements, and I am pleased to approve them,” said Secretary DeVos. “I look forward to seeing how these states dive deeper into the flexibility afforded by ESSA to innovate on behalf of their students.”
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Rhode Island stifles late Trae Young magic in overtime thriller

  1. Rhode Island stifles late Trae Young magic in overtime thriller  New York Post
  2. How Rhode Island (probably) ended Trae Young’s college career in the NCAA tournament  SB Nation
  3. Trae Young Couldn’t Carry His Whole Team  Deadspin
  4. March Madness 2018: Oklahoma vs. Rhode Island RECAP, SCORE, STATS (3/15/18) | NCAA Tournament  NJ.com
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