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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 “Elorza opposes and rejects selling Providence Water to Invenergy”

  1. salgal

    THANKS Mayor Elorza for recognizing that future generations need a sustainable planet to live on which is more important than short-term financial gains. Thanks Steve for leading the way!

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  2. PinkHatLib

    Let’s hope Providence Water show their humanity and does the right thing. Not one drop more than Johnston needs for “drinking and fire protection.”

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  3. transportprovidence

    Does Providence have the ability to block the Johnston deal, since we’re part of the same water system? I’m not up on my hydro-law.

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  4. Providence may pay Johnston’s water debt

    […] with Mayor Elorza opposing the construction of the Invenrgy-Raimondo power plant, and with a plan likely subject to approval […]

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