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"We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” - Elie Weisel

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor." - Desmond Tutu

"There comes a time when neutrality and laying low become dishonorable. If you’re not in revolt, you’re in cahoots. When this period and your name are mentioned, decades hence, your grandkids will look away in shame." - David Brooks

4 responses to “Charlestown files with EFSB to intervene in Burrillville power plant case”

  1. salgal

    Jeez, I don’t think I’ve ever seen the Invenergy legal team look so dour, somber and DOWN.

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  2. Sergio526

    Man, Invenergy is SHADY! I can’t believe a company like this actually exists in the real world and not just as the “evil corporation” in a bad action movie!

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  3. Spencer

    — Real World. There will be no fracked-gas power plant in Burrillville. If you get discouraged, take a ride over to Rome Point and check out the nuclear power plant. It’s. Not. There.

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  4. EFSB grants Charlestown intervenor status, power plant hearings delayed

    […] Facilities Siting Board granted a motion from Charlestown that allows the town limited intervenor status in the application process concerning […]

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