By Steve Ahlquist on August 17, 2017
The choice that Providence now has in the Superior Court lawsuit is whether to side with a Delaware corporation, based in Chicago, that wants to build a dirty, carbon-emitting, diesel oil and fracked gas power plant in a rural Rhode Island community or side with local citizens and environmentalists that oppose this unneeded and dirty plant.”
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By Steve Ahlquist on March 29, 2017
“What could be in the cross-hairs next?” asked Laurie White, president of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, “Doing business with companies that sell soda, or garden hoses, or a polka dot ties, or provide paper towels, you get the point.
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