Burrillville Power Plant Blocked By RI Regulators

By Staff, Wpri.com -

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — After more than two years of widespread debate, state regulators on Thursday rejected a $1 billion proposal to build a gas-fired power plant in Burrillville. The [...]

Professors Protest At Community College In RI

By Andrew Stewart, Washingtonbabylon.com -

For some time now, I have argued that neoliberalism as a system of governance has a talent for co-opting the vocabulary and grammar of Left-leaning projects so to further their own designs for [...]

Housing Activist Asata Tigrai On Gentrification In Providence

By Andrew Stewart, www.rimediacoop.org -

By Andrew Stewart for Rhode Island Media Cooperative - Though she is not the tallest person in Providence, one local housing advocate casts a long shadow in her fight against gentrification. The [...]

A Municipal Vote In Providence For Police Reform Carries National Implications

By Shahid Buttar, www.eff.org -

By Shahid Buttar for EFF - After three years of sustained community mobilization and advocacy, the Providence City Council in Rhode Island voted this Thursday to unanimously approve among the [...]

Power Plant Battle Follows Governor Raimondo To Washington D.C.

By Steve Ahlquist, www.rifuture.org -

By Steve Ahlquist for RI Future - Lee Stewart entered the JPM Chase United States Capitol Visitor Center in Washington DC and followed the signs to the forum. When he got to the desk, he asked if [...]

National Grid Wants RI Ratepayers To Guarantee Its Profits

By Steve Ahlquist, www.rifuture.org -

By Steve Ahlquist for RI Future - National Grid is requesting that the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission(RIPUC) approve a 20-year gas capacity contract” withAlgonquin Gas Transmission [...]

Rhode Island Activists Intervene In Invenergy Power Plant Construction

By Peter Nightingale, www.rifuture.org -

By Peter Nightingale for RI Future - During the last two days activists filed rebuttals with the Energy Facility Siting Board as they contest Invenergy’s attempt to suppress public input on its [...]

Community United Against FERC Facility

By Steve Ahlquist, www.rifuture.org -

By Steve Ahlquist for RI Future - No one spoke in favor of the project, but more than 100 people packed the room and 33 people spoke against National Grid‘s plan to build a $100 million methane [...]