Our sheer numbers are slowly choking the planet and, more specifically, humankind to death. The planet will recover; we won’t if we fail to take real action.Read More
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It appears to be a calculated attempt to diminish the ecological significance of western Burrillville to a level in which the impacts of the proposed power plant would be considered “acceptable.”Read More
Keep Rhode Island Beautiful has conducted a review of the Statewide Planning Program's advisory opinion on the Clear River Energy Center proposed for Burrillville and offers a strong critique that examines the inconsistencies rampant in the opinion.Read More
JOHNSTON, R.I. — We witnessed a travesty in democratic process on Jan. 10. A Town Council meeting was called solely to vote on authorizing a cooling-water contract with Invenergy, the Chicago-based company proposing the Clear River Energy Center in Burrillville.Read More
There are other pending developments on the national front that I believe require a re-evaluation by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Gov. Gina Raimondo and other elected officials in this state of their views about this fossil fuel.Read More
The Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association recognizes the potential environmental and economic benefits of improving and expanding high-speed rail service. However, the proposed route causes us serious concern about the potential for negative impacts to habitat, surface and groundwater, and public, private and conservation lands.Read More