It’s looking more and more like the winter of 2017-18 is going to be a big year for snowy owls in southern New England. Large numbers of the iconic white birds have been observed throughout the Northeast since late November.
PROVIDENCE — There was little debate and no public comment before the Coastal Resources Management Council voted to approve the liquefied natural gas-cooling project proposed for the city's industrial waterfront. But the audience provided plenty of noise throughout the 40-minute meeting.
In a lawsuit, the Chicago-based energy company is asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to exempt it from paying up to $164 million to fund the interconnection of the proposed Clear River Energy Center.
NARRAGANSETT, R.I. — Cape Wind may be gone, but it’s still fresh on the minds of attendees and speakers at a two-day southern New England wind energy conference hosted by the University of Rhode Island.
WARWICK, R.I. — The proposed Burrillville fossil-fuel power plant is on life support, according to one of the main lawyers fighting the project.
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — Oil sheens have long stained one of the country’s most historic harbors. Visits by tourists to enjoy seaside sights can be marred by these distinct marine markings.