Pascoag Utility District
By Steve Ahlquist on October 23, 2017
CLF made the request after it came to light that Invenergy had secured a deal to truck water in from Fall River through Benn Water, a pool filling company.
Posted in Burrillville, Climate, Energy, Fall River MA, Featured, Infrastructure, Rhode Island, Water | Tagged Benn Water, CLF, Conservation Law Foundation, EFSB, Energy Facilities Siting Board, Harrisville Fire District, Invenergy, Jerry Elmer, Margaret Curran, Max Greene, narragansett indian Tribe, Nasonville Water District, Pascoag Utility District, Rhode Island Superior Court, Watuppa Water Supply | 1 Response
By Steve Ahlquist on October 11, 2017
Citing the use of Charlestown water in Invenergy’s latest power plant plan, the town is filing to be an intervenor, which could delay the power plant application significantly.
Posted in Activism, Burrillville, Charlestown, Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Featured, Indigenous Americans, Infrastructure, Johnston, Rhode Island, Video, Water, Woonsocket | Tagged Charlestown Rhode Island Planning Commission, Charlestown Town Council, CLF, Conservation Law Foundation, EFSB, Energy Facilities Siting Board, Energy Facility Siting Act, Harrisville, Invenergy, Jerry Elmer, Lower Wood River Aquifer, narragansett indian Tribe, NIT, Pascoag Utility District, Pawcatuck River Basin, Peter Ruggiero, Randy Noka, Ruth Platner, Silvermoon LaRose | 4 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on July 24, 2017
If approved, the resolution would align the City of Providence and Providence Water Supply Board with the Conservation Law Foundation and against Invenergy.
Posted in Burrillville, Climate, Energy, Featured, Johnston, News, Providence, Rhode Island, Water | Tagged 2014 Resilient Rhode Island Act., Blackstone River Watershed Council, Burrillville Building inspector, Burrillville Conservation Chairman, Burrillville Planning Board, Burrillville Tax Assessor, Burrillville Zoning Board, Clear River Energy, CLF, Conservation Law Foundation, EFSB, Energy Facility Siting Board, Harrisville Fire District, Invenergy, Jeffrey Dana, Johnston Town Council, jorge elorza, Kevin Cleary, Pascoag Utility District, Providence City Council, Providence Water Supply Board, PWSB, seth yurdin | 3 Responses
By Paul Roselli on December 19, 2016
I believe that many of you on the City Council and as residents question the value of selling water to a power plant. But you need to be heard and you need to ask questions. Why enter into an arrangement with an outside company when others have already rejected just such an arrangement?
Posted in Burrillville, Climate, Energy, Featured, Health Care, Infrastructure, News, Woonsocket | Tagged Audubon Society, Blackstone River, Blackstone River Watershed Council, Blackstone Valley National Heritage Corridor, Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, burrillville, Center for Disease Control, Charlestown, Clean Water Action, cumberland, EFSB, Energy Facility Siting Board, Environmental Council of Rhode Island, Friends of the Blackstone, Harrisville Water, Hopkinton, Invenergy, Lincoln, middletown, Nature Conservancy, North Smithfield, Pascoag Utility District, Resilient Rhode Island, Richmond, Save The Bay, Scituate, south kingstown, Thompson CT, tiverton, Woonsocket, Woonsocket City Council, Woonsocket's Utility District | 4 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on September 13, 2016
Because Invenergy “has either refused or is unable to provide timely information regarding its proposed water supply… its Application should… be dismissed” writes Attorney Michael McElroy, representing the Town of Burrillville, in a motion filed with the Energy Facilities Siting Board today.
Posted in Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Featured, Infrastructure, News, Rhode Island | Tagged Burrillville Planning Board, Burrillville Zoning Board, CLF, Conservation Law Foundation, EFSB, Energy Facilities Siting Board, Gina Raimondo, Invenergy, Jerry Elmer, Michael McElroy, Pascoag Utility District, Providence Journal | 3 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on April 17, 2016
Videos show that the Burrillville Town Council had been actively paving the way for the controversial Invenergy power plant for months before Gina Raimondo officially announced the project, contrary to recent statements by the Council President.
Posted in Climate, Energy, Featured, Infrastructure, Video | Tagged Brian Newberry, Burrillville Town Council, cale keable, Clear River Energy Center, David Place, Donald Fox, Gina Raimondo, Invenergy, John Pacheco III, Kimberly Brissette Brown, Michelle Bouchard, MTBE, Ocean State Power Plant, Pascoag Utility District, Paul Fogarty, Stephen Rawson | 5 Responses