Keep Rhode Island Beautiful
By John Pacheco on June 21, 2017
“We knew we would never be able to battle this power plant without additional funding and we also knew despite our best efforts, the power plant could still be forced on us. The tax agreement Is to protect the interests of the Town, and since it provides for upfront money with no strings attached, we are using that money to oppose the plant.”
Posted in Burrillville, Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Featured, Infrastructure, Opinion, Rhode Island, State House, Water | Tagged Audubon Society, Blackstone River Watershed Council, Burrillville Town Council, EFSB, Energy Facility Siting Board, Environment Council of Rhode Island, General Assembly, hode Islanders for Affordable Energy, Invenergy, Keep Rhode Island Beautiful, Save The Bay | Leave a response
By Steve Ahlquist on June 5, 2017
Three hikers set off from Blue Shutters Town Beach in Charlestown, Rhode Island Sunday morning, beginning an intense 3 day, 78 mile hike along Rhode Island’s North-South Trail to raise awareness about Invenergy’s unneeded $1 billion fracked gas and diesel oil burning power plant planned for Burrillville.
Posted in Activism, Burrillville, Charlestown, Climate, Corporate Greed, Douglas MA, Energy, Featured, Infrastructure, National News, Photos, Rhode Island, Video | Tagged Blue Shutters Town Beach, cale keable, Invenergy, Jason Olkowski, Julie Carroccia, Keep Rhode Island Beautiful, KRIP, Lincoln Chafee, Mike Lamoureux, Oak Embers Campground, Paul Ernest, Ray Trinque, Rhode Island North-South Trail, Sean Trinque, Timmons Roberts | Leave a response
Keep Rhode Island Beautiful offers compelling reasons to distrust the process on Burrillville power plant
By Steve Ahlquist on February 2, 2017
Governor Raimondo has stated if there are issues, then the plant won’t go forward. Keep Rhode Island Beautiful says that the formal advisory opinion from Rhode Island’s own Division of Planning to the EFSB is missing several key elements.
Posted in Burrillville, Climate, Energy, Featured, Infrastructure | Tagged Audubon Society of Rhode Island, Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, Buck Hill Management Area, EFSB, Energy Facility Siting Board, Gina Raimondo, Keep Rhode Island Beautiful, KRIB, Pulaski State Park, RI Department of Administration, RI Department of Administration Statewide Planning Program, Save The Bay, State Guide Plan, The Nature Conservancy in Rhode Island | 1 Response