Stopping Invenergy

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Proposed Burrillville power plant would thwart emissions goal

… Roberts is submitting the testimony on behalf of the Conservation Law Foundation, a regional environmental group that is opposed to the power plant proposal. The group gave The Providence Journal an advance copy of the filing. … Roberts is not the first to invoke the Resilient Rhode Island Act in fighting the proposal. Jerry…

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Opponents Question Need for More Natural Gas

Evidence indicates that the proposed Invenergy fossil fuel plant is unnecessary, as explained in this ecoRI article. One of Invenergy’s principal reasons for the project appears to have been undercut. The energy company has said a new plant is necessary to meet the growing demand for energy in the region and to fill the energy…

Update on the Invenergy Power Plant
by Jerry Elmer

The Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB), which is considering a proposal to permit a new 900 MW fossil fuel power plant in Burrillville, Rhode Island, held two meetings this month. January 12 Preliminary Hearing On January 12, the EFSB held a Preliminary Hearing in the Docket. At the Preliminary Hearing, Invenergy presented a broad overview of…

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Climate change is the most pressing issue of our time. Its impacts will be felt around the world, and we here in New England will not be immune.

CLF’s Latest Action To Stop the Invenergy Fossil-Fuel Plant
by Jerry Elmer

Today CLF filed, with the Rhode Island Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB), a Motion to Dismiss the application of Invenergy for a permit to build a new 900-megawatt (MW) fossil-fuel power plant in Burrillville, Rhode Island. You can see more about Invenergy’s proposal here; and you can see the full text of CLF’s newly filed motion trying…