PROVIDENCE — The activist group No LNG in PVD has issued a call for National Grid to suspend construction at a site next to the Providence River, concerned that digging the toxic soil will spread pollutants. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management recently approved a soil management permit for the site off Allens Avenue, but National Grid is being accused of not holding public meetings.
WARWICK, R.I. — The public hearings continue in the fight to build the state’s largest power plant and many residents are still looking for answers.
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — After seven months of silence and gritting their teeth, the Town Council finally said what it wanted all along: “No new power plant.”
PROVIDENCE — Gov. Gina Raimondo is sticking by her support of the vetting process for the proposed Burrillville power plant and gave her take on why and how open space is cleared for some of the state’s biggest developments, such as the Citizens Bank office park and the nearly 1,000-megawatt natural-gas power plant.
Invenergy Thermal Development LLC is pushing back against efforts to have its application to build Rhode Island's largest fossil-fuel power plant dismissed.
The dozen power-plant advisory opinions presented by the state of Rhode Island and the town of Burrillville will be critiqued and criticized Sept. 21 at the first of three public comment meetings for the proposed Invenergy fossil-fuel power plant.
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — The day after state agencies and departments endorsed the proposed Clear River Energy Center, the town filed a request to dismiss the $700 million project.
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — Kevin Cleary admitted he’s a “power pig.” He can’t help it; the 21st century is addicted to energy. That addiction, however, shouldn’t force bad decisions, he said.
The advisory opinions are in and they show local opposition to the proposed power plant in Burrillville, R.I., but more support for the fossil-fuel project at the state level.
The developer of the fossil-fuel power plant proposed for Burrillville, R.I., has made an overture to critics of the project but, so far, it hasn't changed any minds.
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — A highly critical advisory opinion from the Planning Board is the latest setback for the proposed fossil-fuel power plant. But it may not mean the end of the project.
Instead of building a new fossil-fuel power plant in Burrillville, R.I., why not convert the Brayton Point Power Station in Somerset, Mass., to a natural-gas facility?
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — A power plant needs water, but the proposed Clear River Energy Center is having trouble getting it.
The Conservation Law Foundation has filed a motion to dismiss the so-called “pipeline tax” in Rhode Island. The motion is being made after the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently ruled that National Grid and Eversource Energy can't charge their electric customers for the cost of expanding natural-gas pipelines.