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  • Environmentally Speaking 041: Are Solar Panels Hazardous And Toxic?

    Are Solar Panels Hazardous And Toxic? In one of the pervious episodes we discussed solar panels and recently a listener reached out and asked a question.  But before we get into that we celebrate 50 years of the clean water act being passed! Now, the question asked was are Solar Panels Hazardous and Toxic? Answer… It depends.  Take a listen because…

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    Environmentally Speaking 040: Interview with Alisa Richardson

    Interview with Alisa Richardson This week we have a special guest for the podcast. We are interviewing Alisa Richardson! Alisa is a professional engineer and currently working with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation. She is the acting administrator of the environmental division at that agency. Prior to being at DOT, Alisa worked for the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Take…

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    Environmentally Speaking 039: Environmental Quiz

    Environmental Quiz Time for a POP Quiz Everybody! Play along with us this week and see how many questions you get right, It’s time to take your “Environmental quiz!”  In this episode Clarice is in the hot seat and Marisa is your game show host firing off environmental questions and seeing how many questions they can answer correctly.  Play along with us…

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    Environmentally Speaking 038: Strain On The Grid

    Strain On The Grid Strain on the Grid refers to drought, in power, in electric power and other sources of power. The grid generally refers to the infrastructure that a utility puts in place to provide power from the generator to the user. When you hear the word “grid” most people think of, Electricity, and now that the weather is…

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    Environmentally Speaking 037: Wetlands Reestablishment

    Wetlands Reestablishment This week we are talking about Wetlands, specifically Wetlands reestablishment. If you’ve been with us for a while we did a basic overview of wetlands in episode 9. Today however we want to focus more on Wetlands reestablishment, which is rebuilding something that was formerly a wetland but has been impacted to such an extent that it’s lost…

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    Environmentally Speaking 036: Drought

    This week we are talking about the drought out in California. (insert eye roll we know). But why? It started around the time Marisa was a freshman in college when her college professor stated “the root of all issues on this planet stem from overpopulation”. When we put pressure on resources that are shared by everyone, those resources start to…

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    Environmentally Speaking 034: Cross-Examination in an Administrative Hearing

    Cross-Examination in an Administrative Hearing This week’s show starts with a friendly Public Service Announcement…. Don’t put your recycling in plastic bags… Thank you. O.K.! Now the topic we are covering this week is Cross-Examination. This is something that has happened recently at an administrative hearing and the decision the Providence superior court has made about it. But first, what…

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    Environmentally Speaking 033: Animal Crossing

    Animal Crossing We start the show off by recapping the last episode on Earth Day. Did you know Earth Day is our second favorite day, next to our birthdays?! There has been talk of building an overpass for animal crossings over a huge highway in California. Take a listen as we discuss what this project will look like and how…

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    Environmentally Speaking 032: Earth Day

    Earth Day Last week we celebrated Earth Day. Earth Day started on April 22nd, 1970, and was created by Senator Gaylord Nelson. So in this episode, we are going to discuss how Earth Day came into what it is today, what it is, and its focus. We are also going to talk about how they spread the word back then…

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    Environmentally Speaking 031: Plogging & MS4 Permit

    Plogging & MS4 Permit The month of April has been designated as Earth Month and we start the show off by sharing an article we recently have seen about an activity that people are taking part in called… Plogging. Plogging started in Sweden in 2016. Plogging is a combination of jogging while picking up trash. So next time you are…

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  • Environmentally Speaking 041: Are Solar Panels Hazardous And Toxic?

    Are Solar Panels Hazardous And Toxic? In one of the pervious episodes we discussed solar panels and recently a listener reached out and asked a question.  But before we get into that we celebrate 50 years of the clean water act being passed! Now, the question asked was are Solar Panels Hazardous and Toxic? Answer… It depends.  Take a listen because…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 040: Interview with Alisa Richardson

    Interview with Alisa Richardson This week we have a special guest for the podcast. We are interviewing Alisa Richardson! Alisa is a professional engineer and currently working with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation. She is the acting administrator of the environmental division at that agency. Prior to being at DOT, Alisa worked for the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Take…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 039: Environmental Quiz

    Environmental Quiz Time for a POP Quiz Everybody! Play along with us this week and see how many questions you get right, It’s time to take your “Environmental quiz!”  In this episode Clarice is in the hot seat and Marisa is your game show host firing off environmental questions and seeing how many questions they can answer correctly.  Play along with us…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 038: Strain On The Grid

    Strain On The Grid Strain on the Grid refers to drought, in power, in electric power and other sources of power. The grid generally refers to the infrastructure that a utility puts in place to provide power from the generator to the user. When you hear the word “grid” most people think of, Electricity, and now that the weather is…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 037: Wetlands Reestablishment

    Wetlands Reestablishment This week we are talking about Wetlands, specifically Wetlands reestablishment. If you’ve been with us for a while we did a basic overview of wetlands in episode 9. Today however we want to focus more on Wetlands reestablishment, which is rebuilding something that was formerly a wetland but has been impacted to such an extent that it’s lost…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 036: Drought

    This week we are talking about the drought out in California. (insert eye roll we know). But why? It started around the time Marisa was a freshman in college when her college professor stated “the root of all issues on this planet stem from overpopulation”. When we put pressure on resources that are shared by everyone, those resources start to…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 034: Cross-Examination in an Administrative Hearing

    Cross-Examination in an Administrative Hearing This week’s show starts with a friendly Public Service Announcement…. Don’t put your recycling in plastic bags… Thank you. O.K.! Now the topic we are covering this week is Cross-Examination. This is something that has happened recently at an administrative hearing and the decision the Providence superior court has made about it. But first, what…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 033: Animal Crossing

    Animal Crossing We start the show off by recapping the last episode on Earth Day. Did you know Earth Day is our second favorite day, next to our birthdays?! There has been talk of building an overpass for animal crossings over a huge highway in California. Take a listen as we discuss what this project will look like and how…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 032: Earth Day

    Earth Day Last week we celebrated Earth Day. Earth Day started on April 22nd, 1970, and was created by Senator Gaylord Nelson. So in this episode, we are going to discuss how Earth Day came into what it is today, what it is, and its focus. We are also going to talk about how they spread the word back then…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 031: Plogging & MS4 Permit

    Plogging & MS4 Permit The month of April has been designated as Earth Month and we start the show off by sharing an article we recently have seen about an activity that people are taking part in called… Plogging. Plogging started in Sweden in 2016. Plogging is a combination of jogging while picking up trash. So next time you are…

    Read more

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