By Steve Ahlquist on May 24, 2017
Estimated to cost $47.2 million dollars, the project will clear cut approximately 74 acres, more wooded area than the power plant itself.
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By Steve Ahlquist on October 6, 2016
“I have already directed the town clerk to draw up the resolution to oppose [the power plant in Burrillville],” said Council President Robert Sylvia, “which will be on the next docket.”
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By Steve Ahlquist on September 1, 2016
“The short answer is,” said Whitehouse after a short pause, “There is a process…”
“Here we go,” said a woman at my table with open disdain.
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By Steve Ahlquist on October 9, 2015
No one spoke in favor of the project, but more than 100 people packed the room and 33 people spoke against National Grid‘s plan to build a $100 million methane gas liquefaction facility in Fields Point in South Providence before representatives of FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), the agency tasked with the job of approving […]
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