PROVIDENCE — Citizens Bank brought out its big guns March 22 to stop the city from divesting its funds from the Rhode Island-based financial institution over environmental concerns.
WARWICK, R.I. — Opponents of the proposed Burrillville power plant aren't getting the project dismissed, but they are seeing that it gets delayed.
Expect large crowds at two upcoming hearings, April 26 and May 9, for the proposed liquefied natural gas project slated for the Providence waterfront.
Efforts to stop the proposed Clear River Energy Center are coming from nearly every level of Rhode Island government, with the exception of Gov. Gina Raimondo's office.
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island’s most-established environmental organizations joined together recently with lesser-known groups to oppose construction of a new fossil-fuel power plant that threatens to pollute the state for decades.
WARWICK, R.I. — Not much happened at the March 6 meeting of the committee deciding the fate of the proposed Burrillville power plant. But time may be running out for the $1 billion fossil-fuel facility.
NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — Rhode Island’s renewable-energy sector has so far produced 138 megawatts of energy and nearly 14,000 jobs. Gov. Gina Raimondo now wants to sharply increase the Ocean State’s renewable-energy output to 1,000 megawatts and reach 20,000 new jobs — both in less than four years.
PROVIDENCE — Three climate activists were arrested March 2 after locking themselves to the downtown headquarters of Citizens Bank.
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.”