By Steve Ahlquist on September 22, 2016
The Energy Facilities Siting Board public hearing in Warwick Wednesday evening was filled with almost philosophical reflection, with many speakers commenting with a battle weary determination and steely resolve.
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By Steve Ahlquist on August 17, 2016
A major ruling by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court may have an impact on National Grid’s proposed “pipeline tariff” here in Rhode Island.
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By Steve Ahlquist on August 3, 2016
National Grid not only wants Rhode Island ratepayers to subsidize for the build up of fracked gas infrastructure, they want consumers to ensure that the project is profitable for the company.
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By Steve Ahlquist on July 27, 2016
“Today, it’s clearer than ever that… New fracked gas infrastructure proposed across the region threatens our climate future, our health, and our neighborhoods. It’s time to double down on clean local renewable energy sources right here in New England.
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