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One response to “RIDEM asked to deny National Grid permits for Fields Point Liquefaction Project”

  1. salgal

    FERC and RIDEM are trying to exhaust NoLNG interest, each shuttling responsibility to the other. How convenient that legal language from each agency makes it easy for them to do this. National Grid seems to be running the show, period. We can help shut this down. The liquification proposal presents unacceptable risks to the entire city and everyone in it but especially to the economically vulnerable people living on the Southside of PVD. This is a blatant gamble on the part of NG that people won’t pay attention because of the geography involved. National Grid is quite wrong.

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