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  • Environmentally Speaking 051: Ballast Water

            Episode 51 Transcript CLARICE:  Hello, everybody.  Welcome to this week’s episode of Environmentally Speaking.  And I am so happy to welcome back my cohost.   MARISA:  Hi, Clarice.  I’m Marisa Desautel, an environmental attorney here in Rhode Island.  And I was conspicuously absent from the last episode because in true honesty and full disclosure I’ve got a…

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    Environmentally Speaking 050: Leo Pollock

        Episode 50 Transcript CLARICE:  Hello.  Good afternoon, everybody.  Well, afternoon that we’re recording.  My name is Clarice.  I am recording sans Marisa today.  These are one of those very rare and few moments when I get full control of the mic.  I get to go rogue.  And in the spirit of going rogue, I brought on a special…

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    Environmentally Speaking 049: The Woodstock of Cleanups!

           Episode 49 Transcript CLARICE:  Hello, everybody.  Thank you for tuning in to Environmentally Speaking. MARISA:  Hi, everybody.  I’m Marisa Desautel an environment attorney in Rhode Island. CLARICE:  And I’m Clarice.  I’m coming in with our questions, comments, and topics.  And selfishly I picked today’s topic because we don’t talk about water enough. Yeah. MARISA:  Well, and…

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    Environmentally Speaking 048: Get to Know Us!

    Get to Know Us! This week we are changing it up a bit, and we are going to talk about… ourselves! Get to know us. Tune in and have fun with us this week as we answer some questions that will help you get to know us a little better. Here’s a fun fact… We share the same birthday, August 11, how…

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    Environmentally Speaking 046: Pushing Renewable Energy

    Pushing Renewable Energy This week we bring up an article that was recently published (https://www.gloucestertimes.com/opinion/letter-biden-climate-change-plan-forgets-fishing-industry-communities/article_609745be-09f7-11ed-8d11-8f912596b992.html) and the current administration visiting the Brayton Point Power plant. The President has earmarked that facility as the new hub, and infrastructure to transform offshore wind power into electricity, land side. We go into detail and share what this means for the National Environmental Protection Act,…

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    Environmentally Speaking 045: Making Agriculture Fun For The Youth

    Making Agriculture Fun For The Youth This week we are talking with some special guests, Sarah and Monica from Eastern RI Conservation! We are going to discuss the  Portsmouth AgInnovation.  The Portsmouth AgInnovation has put together a student driven farm project. The program has been a huge success with the youth.  Find out how this came together and what they are doing today.…

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    Environmentally Speaking 044: Problems with Electricity

    Problems with Electricity This week we had a listener ask us to discuss the problems with electricity in the state of Texas, so, we looked it up!  You may remember we did an episode on the “Strain on the Grid” (Ep: 038 – Listen here), but today we are going to go a little deeper! There seems to be a serious issue…

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    Environmentally Speaking 043: Conservation Restrictions vs. Conservation Easement

    Conservation Restrictions vs. Conservation Easement On this episode, we had a request from one of our listeners to discuss conservation restrictions.  So, we must first understand what are the basics for conservation easement versus conservation restriction.  First, it is a very legally nuanced. It’s important to understand because when you are looking to develop land or if you’re working for government if…

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    Environmentally Speaking 042: Climate Change with Bob Rulli

    Climate Change with Bob Rulli This week is a special episode because we interviewed Bob Rulli! How much do you really pay attention to climate change? climate change is not a pie in the sky concept anymore, it’s a real problem. Today’s guest Bob Rulli is here to educate us about climate change and what we should look for to…

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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 051: Ballast Water

            Episode 51 Transcript CLARICE:  Hello, everybody.  Welcome to this week’s episode of Environmentally Speaking.  And I am so happy to welcome back my cohost.   MARISA:  Hi, Clarice.  I’m Marisa Desautel, an environmental attorney here in Rhode Island.  And I was conspicuously absent from the last episode because in true honesty and full disclosure I’ve got a…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 050: Leo Pollock

        Episode 50 Transcript CLARICE:  Hello.  Good afternoon, everybody.  Well, afternoon that we’re recording.  My name is Clarice.  I am recording sans Marisa today.  These are one of those very rare and few moments when I get full control of the mic.  I get to go rogue.  And in the spirit of going rogue, I brought on a special…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 049: The Woodstock of Cleanups!

           Episode 49 Transcript CLARICE:  Hello, everybody.  Thank you for tuning in to Environmentally Speaking. MARISA:  Hi, everybody.  I’m Marisa Desautel an environment attorney in Rhode Island. CLARICE:  And I’m Clarice.  I’m coming in with our questions, comments, and topics.  And selfishly I picked today’s topic because we don’t talk about water enough. Yeah. MARISA:  Well, and…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 048: Get to Know Us!

    Get to Know Us! This week we are changing it up a bit, and we are going to talk about… ourselves! Get to know us. Tune in and have fun with us this week as we answer some questions that will help you get to know us a little better. Here’s a fun fact… We share the same birthday, August 11, how…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 046: Pushing Renewable Energy

    Pushing Renewable Energy This week we bring up an article that was recently published (https://www.gloucestertimes.com/opinion/letter-biden-climate-change-plan-forgets-fishing-industry-communities/article_609745be-09f7-11ed-8d11-8f912596b992.html) and the current administration visiting the Brayton Point Power plant. The President has earmarked that facility as the new hub, and infrastructure to transform offshore wind power into electricity, land side. We go into detail and share what this means for the National Environmental Protection Act,…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 045: Making Agriculture Fun For The Youth

    Making Agriculture Fun For The Youth This week we are talking with some special guests, Sarah and Monica from Eastern RI Conservation! We are going to discuss the  Portsmouth AgInnovation.  The Portsmouth AgInnovation has put together a student driven farm project. The program has been a huge success with the youth.  Find out how this came together and what they are doing today.…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 044: Problems with Electricity

    Problems with Electricity This week we had a listener ask us to discuss the problems with electricity in the state of Texas, so, we looked it up!  You may remember we did an episode on the “Strain on the Grid” (Ep: 038 – Listen here), but today we are going to go a little deeper! There seems to be a serious issue…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 043: Conservation Restrictions vs. Conservation Easement

    Conservation Restrictions vs. Conservation Easement On this episode, we had a request from one of our listeners to discuss conservation restrictions.  So, we must first understand what are the basics for conservation easement versus conservation restriction.  First, it is a very legally nuanced. It’s important to understand because when you are looking to develop land or if you’re working for government if…

    Read more

    Environmentally Speaking 042: Climate Change with Bob Rulli

    Climate Change with Bob Rulli This week is a special episode because we interviewed Bob Rulli! How much do you really pay attention to climate change? climate change is not a pie in the sky concept anymore, it’s a real problem. Today’s guest Bob Rulli is here to educate us about climate change and what we should look for to…

    Read more

    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

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