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Palumbo and Jacquard Fare Poorly On Environmental Report Card

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by Josh Wood Wednesday October 20, 2010 Trash Collected Behind Shaws

State representatives Peter Palumbo and Robert Jacquard slacked on environmental issues, according to a report card from the Environment Council of Rhode Island.

The Council, a collection of diverse environmental groups including Save the Bay and the Sierra Club, issued their 2010 Green Report Cards for the General Assembly. Grades were given based on the percentage of times they voted with the Environment Council's position, as well as bill sponsorship. Palumbo barely passed with a D, while Jacquard was given an F.

Only two Cranston legislators, Nicholas Mattiello and Arthur Handy, got an A on the report. State senator Joshua Miller got an A+.

District     Grade

14

Charlene Lima Dem C
15 Nicholas Mattiello Dem A
16 Peter Palumbo Dem D
17 Robert Jacquard Dem F
18 Arthur Handy Dem A
       
26 Beatrice A. Lanzi Dem C
27 Hanna Gallo Dem C
28 Joshua Miller Dem A+
       
       
From this report.

Photo for illustration purposes only. Jacquard and Palumbo did not create a trash pile behind a supermarket.[where: 02910]

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