By Steve Ahlquist on October 12, 2017
“I think this was an amazing public comment hearing,” said EFSB Chair Margaret Curran after the speakers were finished.
Posted in Activism, Burrillville, Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Featured, Indigenous Americans, Infrastructure, Labor, National News, Photos, Rhode Island, Video, Water | Tagged Blackstone River, Bobby Nardolillo, Christopher Hamblett, EFSB, Energy Facilities Siting Board, Gina Raimondo, Invenergy, Lincoln Chafee, Margaret Curran, narragansett indian Tribe, Paul Roselli, Randy Noka, Save The Bay, Sheldon Whitehouse, Silvermoon DeRose | 4 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on March 9, 2017
Every environmental group in Rhode Island, every single member organization of the the Environmental Council of Rhode Island, is formally opposed to the construction of Invenergy’s $1 billion fracked gas and diesel oil burning power plant planned for Burrillville.
Posted in Activism, Burrillville, Class Warfare, Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Environmental Racism, Featured, Infrastructure, Johnston, Photos, Providence, Video, Water, Youth | Tagged American Nurses Association of Rhode Island, ANA-RI, Audubon Society of Rhode Island, Ben Gross, Blackstone River, Clear River Energy Center, Conservation Law Foundation, ECRI, Environmental Council of Rhode Island, Invenergy, Jerry Elmer, Jonathan Stone, Mary Pendergast, Meg Kerr, Mercy Ecology, Narragansett Bay, Polly Berry, Resilient Rhode Island Act, Rhode Island Student Climate Coalition, Save The Bay, Scott Cummings, Sheldon Whitehouse, Sisters of Mercy Northeast, Ted Nesi, The Nature Conservancy | 1 Response
By Paul Roselli on December 19, 2016
I believe that many of you on the City Council and as residents question the value of selling water to a power plant. But you need to be heard and you need to ask questions. Why enter into an arrangement with an outside company when others have already rejected just such an arrangement?
Posted in Burrillville, Climate, Energy, Featured, Health Care, Infrastructure, News, Woonsocket | Tagged Audubon Society, Blackstone River, Blackstone River Watershed Council, Blackstone Valley National Heritage Corridor, Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, burrillville, Center for Disease Control, Charlestown, Clean Water Action, cumberland, EFSB, Energy Facility Siting Board, Environmental Council of Rhode Island, Friends of the Blackstone, Harrisville Water, Hopkinton, Invenergy, Lincoln, middletown, Nature Conservancy, North Smithfield, Pascoag Utility District, Resilient Rhode Island, Richmond, Save The Bay, Scituate, south kingstown, Thompson CT, tiverton, Woonsocket, Woonsocket City Council, Woonsocket's Utility District | 4 Responses