WARWICK, R.I. — The state Energy Facilities Siting Board recently turned down two requests to dismiss or delay the proposed fossil-fuel power plant. The decisions, however, didn't put the $1 billion project any closer to approval.
PROVIDENCE — Environmental activists are pleading on moral and ethical grounds for Citizens Bank to withdraw its funding for the Dakota Access Pipeline project.
The latest electricity auction for New England paints an interesting picture of the proposed Burrillville fossil-fuel power plant and its role in the regional energy mix.
PROVIDENCE — The call has been sounded across the country to halt the last stage of the Dakota Access Pipeline. At a recent downtown protest, Citizens Bank was targeted for helping finance the $3.78 billion oil-transmission project that would travel underneath the Missouri River, the primary drinking-water source for the Standing Rock Sioux.
WARWICK, R.I. — The Energy Facilities Siting Board seemed intent on quickly dispatching the most recent motions to dismiss and delay the application for the Clear River Energy Center. The three-member board didn't entirely reject the calls to stop or stall the proposed fossil-fuel power plant. Rather, it felt the motions should be addressed during a full public hearing.
PROVIDENCE — In a letter late last month to President Trump, House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan asked for help in addressing an “issue that is hurting average Rhode Island families immeasurably.”
PROVIDENCE — The screws are turning on the proposed Burrillville power plant, but it's not clear if the growing opposition will do much to derail the $700 million fossil-fuel project.
Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena isn’t intimidated by threats from the Providence City Council to stop him from reselling the town's water to the fossil-fuel power plant proposed for Burrillville.
National Grid has ended its controversial plan to charge its electricity customer for natural-gas pipeline projects, a concept known as the “pipeline tax."
JOHNSTON, R.I. — Mayor Joseph Polisena weighed in on his town's surprising water deal with the developer of the fossil-fuel power plant proposed for Burrillville and the controversy the recent agreement created.
In an unexpected turn of events, the town of Johnston, R.I., has thrust itself into the proposed Burrillville power-plant controversy.
If all goes as planned, Block Island will be getting power from the Deepwater Wind offshore wind farm in April, just ahead of the summer season when electricity demand quadruples.
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — True to form, the latest hearing related to the proposed Burrillville fossil-fuel power plant included drama and controversy.
Beneath our streets and front yards lie miles of leak-prone natural-gas pipes. Most are decades-old cast-iron and steel pipes. How much gas is escaping into the atmosphere and contributing to climate change is hard to calculate.