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EBC Rhode Island Webinar: Rhode Island State Environmental, Energy and Climate Leadership

April 27, 2020 @ 9:15 am – 12:00 pm


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Please note: this program has been converted to webinar format.

This EBC Rhode Island Leadership webinar will feature the environment, energy and climate leadership in Rhode Island.

Featured speakers include the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit and Deputy Director Terry Gray, Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources Acting Commissioner Nicholas Ucci, and Rhode Island’s Chief Resiliency Officer, Shaun O’Rourke.

Issues to be discussed include:

  • Climate Change Preparedness and Resiliency & Adaptation
  • Stormwater Management
  • Enforcement
  • Energy Efficiency & Renewables
  • Natural Gas Pipeline Expansions
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Urban Soils
  • PFAS
  • Organics Management
  • Power Sector Transformation
  • Dredging and Ports & Harbors
  • Site Remediation and Brownfields

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Program Agenda

Program Chair:

  • Alan Shoer, Partner, Adler Pollock & Sheehan, P.C.

Speaker Agenda:

Update from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

  • Janet Coit, Director, Department of Environmental Management, State of Rhode Island

Update on Rhode Island’s Adaptation and Resiliency Programs

  • Shaun O’Rourke, Chief Resiliency Officer, State of Rhode Island

Update from the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources  

  • Nicholas Ucci, Acting Commissioner, Office of Energy Resources, State of Rhode Island

Panel Discussion

Panel Moderator:

  • Alan Shoer, Adler Pollock & Sheehan, P.C.


  • Janet Coit, RI DEM
  • Terry Gray, RI DEM
  • Shaun O’Rourke, RI Chief Resiliency Officer
  • Nicholas Ucci, RI OER

Webinar Details

Webinar: 9:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Individual Registration

If registration occurs  ——–> Through April 23 After April 23
EBC Member: $80 $100
Non-Member: $100 $120
Government/Non-Profit: $25 $25

Group Registration
For EBC Members only – register five attendees for the price of four!
Discount will automatically be applied during online registration.

Fine Print
Please contact EBC if you are interested in a refund. No-shows will be charged. Please keep in mind that online registration for this webinar will close at 8:45 a.m. on Monday, April 27.


Subsidized Registration

EBC Members Only – Ascending Professional Rate: $25
Attendees who have worked in the environmental/energy sector for less than 10 years.

Job Seeker Rate: $25
For attendees currently seeking employment, not for those currently self-employed.

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