Greg Gerritt

Greg Gerritt

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Letter to the Editor: Authoritarian Column
April 10, 2019 No Commentby

Letter to the Editor: Authoritarian Column

To the Editor, On April 7 Theodore Gatchell’s column really showed his true colors: Authoritarian. His disparagements of the workers ...

Letter to the Editor: RI Economy
April 10, 2019 No Commentby

Letter to the Editor: RI Economy

To the Editor, The headline in the April 7 Providence Journal was “RI economy cools off in first quarter.”  It ...

Letter to the Editor: Trump Tax Cuts
March 26, 2019 No Commentby

Letter to the Editor: Trump Tax Cuts

To the Editor, On Sunday, March 24, The Boston Globe published an op-ed by Paul Krugman titled  “Holy Voodoo Batman” ...

Stop Digging: To get out of this hole, we have to stop building fossil fuel facilities
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

Stop Digging: To get out of this hole, we have to stop building fossil fuel facilities

Climate change because of deforestation and the burning of fossil fuels is the existential crisis of our times. The amount of carbon ...

Cut the Scrap!: The 2019 Compost Conference highlights the triumphs and hopes of the industry
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

Cut the Scrap!: The 2019 Compost Conference highlights the triumphs and hopes of the industry

I have been composting since 1981, when I first started cleaning sheep barns for a cut of the manure. I ...

Letter to the Editor: Recreational Marijuana and Security Clearances
January 22, 2019 No Commentby

Letter to the Editor: Recreational Marijuana and Security Clearances

Recently, executives at Electric Boat complained that if Rhode Island legalizes recreational marijuana, it will make it hard to find ...

Food Contamination: Our expert gives you the straight poop
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Food Contamination: Our expert gives you the straight poop

Food and water borne illnesses have been killing humans since the beginning of humanity. Sometimes it feels as if humans are ...

Letter to the Editor: End of Year Observations
December 28, 2018 No Commentby

Letter to the Editor: End of Year Observations

It would be very easy to be depressed about the state of the world as we move from 2018 to ...

Letter to the Editor: ProJo Resorts to Name Calling
November 21, 2018 No Commentby

Letter to the Editor: ProJo Resorts to Name Calling

To the Editor, For the third time in recent weeks The Providence Journal has resorted to name calling against people ...

Letter to the Editor: Rhode Island Has Issues, The Providence Journal Has No Idea What They Are
October 22, 2018 No Commentby

Letter to the Editor: Rhode Island Has Issues, The Providence Journal Has No Idea What They Are

On Sunday September 16 2018 the Providence Journal Editorial was entitled “Rhode Island has Issues to discuss.”   http://www.providencejournal.com/opinion/20180915/editorial-ri-has-issues-to-discuss      ...