Block Island marina expansion suffers potentially fatal setback

Alex Kuffner, Providence Journal

The Conservation Law Foundation, which opposed the expansion plan, described the judge’s decision as a “victory for Block Island.”

“The Great Salt Pond is one of the state’s pristine environmental gems, and a huge expansion of the marina would permanently scar it,” senior attorney Jerry Elmer said in a statement. “After almost two decades, this should be the end of this effort.”

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