By Steve Ahlquist on August 11, 2017
Providence, though, has been named in the lawsuit, and the decision the city faces is what side of the lawsuit to be on.
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By Mark Binder on June 15, 2017
I love Providence Water. Every morning I run the tap to clear out the lead from the old pipes until it runs cool and clear and delicious. In Providence, you’ll drink some of the best tasting—and least expensive—water in the country. Even with a bunch of teenagers showering—they never do laundry—our water bill stays well under […]
By Steve Ahlquist on May 8, 2017
The Conservation Law Foundation accuses Invenergy and Johnston of false statements, irrelevancies and contradictions in their latest legal brief.
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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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By Steve Ahlquist on January 25, 2017
Providence City Councilor Sam Zurier will be, “looking for a targeted way to protect the water supply our City built and maintains from indiscriminate waste by the municipalities whose residents rely upon this resource.”
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By Steve Ahlquist on January 10, 2017
“I do not believe that using our finite and valuable drinking-water resources for this power plant is within Providence Water’s mission to ‘ensure that water customers receive a safe and reliable water supply for drinking and fire protection.’” said Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza.
By Steve Ahlquist on January 3, 2017
“[Providence Water] can easily provide [Invenergy] with water to meet their demand,” says Ricky Caruolo, general manager of Providence Water, “but it’s going to be a huge lift on their end designing a pipeline and getting the public to accept this project.”
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