Caring for Community

See the Progress our Client, What Cheer Flower Farm is Making

The three women behind What Cheer Flower Farm tore up a parking lot and planted a field of flowers, which they donate to those in need of good cheer. We are very proud to have helped them make that happen as their counsel. Read all about them in this Eco RI news...

Response to Projo’s January 2018 Editorials on Energy

Here’s more commentary questioning when our Providence Journal will see the path to a cheaper and cleaner energy future rather than wallowing away in business as usual: ProJo Spouts More Hot Air, Guest MINDSETTER™ Seth Handy Responding to the January 1, 2018 and...

Seth Handy: ISO’s Visit & All That Gas

Here is an article in Go Local Prov about our reply to a Providence Journal’s applause for ISO NE’s visit and call for more big power infrastructure in a closed meeting: Guest MINDSETTER™ Handy: ISO’s Visit & All That Gas The original Providence Journal piece is...

C-PACE presentation to Rhode Island Bar Association

Seth Handy makes C-PACE presentation to the Rhode Island Bar Association with Michael Baer (Senior Advisor, RI Infrastructure Bank) and Jessica Bailey (CEO Greenworks Lending). You can WATCH THE PRESENTATION HERE...

Efforts to Preserve Historic Waterfront Farmland

Here’s coverage in the 9.5.17 Rhody Beat regarding our efforts to preserve historic waterfront farmland that the Town of Warren has planned to preserve under their Comprehensive Plan: Tug-of-war over Touisset development

What Cheer Flower Farm

What Cheer Flower Farm was started by three women who tore up a parking lot and planted a field of flowers, which they donate to those in need of good cheer. We are very proud to have helped them make that happen as their counsel. Read all about them in this Eco RI...


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42 Weybosset Street
Providence, RI 02903


Handy Law Experience

  • In 2013, Governor Chafee appointed Seth a Commissioner of the Narragansett Bay Commission. NBC runs the largest wastewater treatment facilities in RI and has won many awards for its impact on water quality in Narragansett Bay. They recently installed three 1.5 MW wind turbines at their headquarters in Providence to help offset their energy use.
  • As a Commissioner, Seth helped the Capital Center Commission maintain the integrity of the built environment in the heart of Providence.
  • Seth actively advised on the development of RI’s State Energy Plan and is an active stakeholder in the State’s Transforming the Power Sector initiative.
  • Seth founded and co-chaired the RI Bar Association’s Environmental and Energy Law Committee, bringing lawyers and others together to learn about, teach about and collaborate on current issues in energy and environmental law.
  • As a Rhode Island Advisor for the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) and a Trustee, Seth helped CLF serve as a leading advocate for New England’s environment.
  • Seth served on the board of the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence (ISPN) and served as Secretary and as a member of the strategic planning and victim services committees.
  • The Providence Preservation Society improves the quality of life in Providence through historic preservation and enhancing the built environment. Seth served on the board and its strategic planning, education and real estate committees.
  • Seth chaired the Gamm Theater’s strategic planning committee strategic planning committee and was President of their board from 1998 through 2000.
  • The Pawtucket Armory Association raised funding and renovated the armory to establish a new home for the Gamm Theatre, the new Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Performing and Visual Arts and a center for the arts and arts education. Seth founded the PAA and served as President of that board from 200 through 2007.
  • As a volunteer, Seth has worked with the Coalition for a Cooler RI to mobilize real impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change.


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