By Steve Ahlquist on December 20, 2016
Invenergy was not on the official agenda but power plant opponents from Burrillville and Woonsocket used the public comment period, listed on the agenda as “Citizen’s Good and Welfare” to let their opinions be known.
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By Steve Ahlquist on October 20, 2016
On Tuesday night the North Smithfield Town Council voted unanimously to oppose Invenergy’s $700 million fracked gas and diesel oil burning power plant, and on Wednesday evening a second unanimous vote opposing the power plant happened in Lincoln.
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By Steve Ahlquist on October 4, 2016
“But with regard to your second question,” said Michael Marcello, “you received a briefing in closed session, and that’s where that information must lay right now. In closed session.”
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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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