By Steve Ahlquist on October 17, 2017
As a result of this ruling, the EFSB must hold a public hearing in Charlestown with 30 days’ advance notice.
Posted in Burrillville, Charlestown, Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Environmental Racism, Featured, Health Care, Indigenous Americans, Infrastructure, Labor, Rhode Island | Tagged CLF, Conservation Law Foundation, EFSB, Elizabeth Noonan, Energy Facilities Siting Act, Energy Facilities Siting Board, Glenn Walker, Invenergy, janet coit, Jerry Elmer, Marc Vatter, Margaret Curran, narragansett indian Tribe, Parag Agrawal, Peter Ruggiero | 1 Response
By Steve Ahlquist on October 16, 2017
“Whoever signed the water deal for the sake of the Burrillville power plant was not authorized on the part of the Narragansett Tribe,” said Tribal Councilor Randy Noka…
Posted in Activism, Burrillville, Charlestown, Civil Rights, Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Environmental Racism, Featured, Indigenous Americans, Photos, Rhode Island, State House, Video, Water | Tagged Bureau of Indian Affairs, Burrillville Land Trust, Darlene Monroe, Domingo Talldog Monroe, Invenergy, Julia O’Rourke, narragansett indian Tribe, NIT, Paul Roselli, Randy Noka, Rhode Island Indian Council, Rhode Island State House, Suzanne Dumas | 2 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on October 11, 2017
Citing the use of Charlestown water in Invenergy’s latest power plant plan, the town is filing to be an intervenor, which could delay the power plant application significantly.
Posted in Activism, Burrillville, Charlestown, Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Featured, Indigenous Americans, Infrastructure, Johnston, Rhode Island, Video, Water, Woonsocket | Tagged Charlestown Rhode Island Planning Commission, Charlestown Town Council, CLF, Conservation Law Foundation, EFSB, Energy Facilities Siting Board, Energy Facility Siting Act, Harrisville, Invenergy, Jerry Elmer, Lower Wood River Aquifer, narragansett indian Tribe, NIT, Pascoag Utility District, Pawcatuck River Basin, Peter Ruggiero, Randy Noka, Ruth Platner, Silvermoon LaRose | 4 Responses
By Bob Plain on October 3, 2017
“There’s a constitution in this tribe,” said Domingo Talldog Monroe. “The body is the final say. That’s the way it is set up through our bi-laws and constitution as a tribe…”
By Steve Ahlquist on June 5, 2017
Three hikers set off from Blue Shutters Town Beach in Charlestown, Rhode Island Sunday morning, beginning an intense 3 day, 78 mile hike along Rhode Island’s North-South Trail to raise awareness about Invenergy’s unneeded $1 billion fracked gas and diesel oil burning power plant planned for Burrillville.
Posted in Activism, Burrillville, Charlestown, Climate, Corporate Greed, Douglas MA, Energy, Featured, Infrastructure, National News, Photos, Rhode Island, Video | Tagged Blue Shutters Town Beach, cale keable, Invenergy, Jason Olkowski, Julie Carroccia, Keep Rhode Island Beautiful, KRIP, Lincoln Chafee, Mike Lamoureux, Oak Embers Campground, Paul Ernest, Ray Trinque, Rhode Island North-South Trail, Sean Trinque, Timmons Roberts | Leave a response