By Steve Ahlquist on October 17, 2017
As a result of this ruling, the EFSB must hold a public hearing in Charlestown with 30 days’ advance notice.
Posted in Burrillville, Charlestown, Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Environmental Racism, Featured, Health Care, Indigenous Americans, Infrastructure, Labor, Rhode Island | Tagged CLF, Conservation Law Foundation, EFSB, Elizabeth Noonan, Energy Facilities Siting Act, Energy Facilities Siting Board, Glenn Walker, Invenergy, janet coit, Jerry Elmer, Marc Vatter, Margaret Curran, narragansett indian Tribe, Parag Agrawal, Peter Ruggiero | 1 Response
By Steve Ahlquist on May 31, 2017
Attorney William Dimitri noted that in Burrillville, “no one wants this power plant.”
“I already know that because I live in that part of the state,” said Judge Michael Silverstein.”
Posted in Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Featured, Johnston, Justice, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, Smithfield | Tagged Burrillville Planning Board, Burrillville Zoning Board, Clear River Energy LLC, CLF, Conservation Law Foundation, EFSB, Elizabeth Noonan, Energy Facility Siting Board, Invenergy, Jerry Elmer, Michael Silverstein, Providence Water Supply Board, PWSB, Superior Court, william conley, William Dimitri | 1 Response
By Steve Ahlquist on August 31, 2016
“It would stop any further development. It would cripple the town from developing anything further after this. There’s no guarantee that there’s enough water for [Invenergy]. I’ve heard that there’s up to a million gallons of water per day demand at times for this plant. That’s totally irresponsible.
Posted in Civil Rights, Class Warfare, Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Featured, Infrastructure, News, Rhode Island, Video | Tagged Burrillville Zoning Board, EFSB, Elizabeth Noonan, Energy Facilities Siting Board, Invenergy, Stephanie Sloman | 3 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on June 22, 2016
It “needs to be demonstrated that there’s no hydraulic connection” between Harrisville and Pascoag’s water sources, says Tom Hevner, otherwise there’s a danger that reopening well 3A might contaminate Harrisville’s water with MTBE.
Posted in Class Warfare, Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Featured, Health Care, Infrastructure, News, Rhode Island, Video | Tagged Barry Craig, Burrillville High School, Burrillville Planning Board, David Hessler, Elizabeth Noonan, Invenergy, Michael McElroy, MTBE, Oleg Nikolyszyn, Wallum Lake | 3 Responses