Citizens Bank Target of Boycott and Divestment Protest

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.

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Burrilliville Power Plant Survives Motion to Dismiss

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.

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