What’s the deal with this power plant?

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo has proposed putting a second power plant in Burrillville, Rhode Island! The massive 1000 Megawatt Power Plant fueled by fracked gas and diesel oil proposed for Burrillville would result in the unnecessary industrialization of our rural region and neighborhoods. It would destroy hundreds of acres of pristine interior forest right next to beautiful recreational and conservation areas like; George Washington ParkPulaski Park, Buck Hill Management Area, and more.  The proposed plant would also introduce significant risk to our health and safety through the release of over 3 tons of Hazardous Chemicals and the potential to contaminate our water sources.  The plant would also clog up our town and country roads with massive amounts of daily tanker truck traffic for Water, Diesel Oil, and Ammonia deliveries.  Check out our facts page to learn more about the details and the negative impact of this proposed plant and download the up to date list of Cities, Towns, and Groups formally opposed to the plant.

To date 36 cities and towns in the surrounding area, every major environmental group, and a host of other organizations and leaders have all formally opposed the Clear River Energy Center power plant along with thousands and thousands of citizens.  Please help us get the word out and educate people about the plant, the process, the impact, and the lack of need for this project. Please visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/keeprhodeislandbeautiful for all the latest events and information. Hit Like on our Facebook page and Subscribe to our updates to stay up to date.

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Keep Rhode Island BeautifulMonday, December 10th, 2018 at 4:10am

It's been another long and busy year and while there have been some very positive developments, it's important to remind everyone that the power plant proposed for the forest in Northern RI is not dead yet! In today's Sunday Feature we break down the current...

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Keep Rhode Island BeautifulWednesday, November 28th, 2018 at 11:17am

Energy News Alert: News of Invenergy's loss of their contract with ISO-NE to provide energy to the NE grid due to Invenergy's project delays, issues with finding a water source, and their current lack of permits is starting to spread far and wide. The EFSB...

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Keep Rhode Island BeautifulWednesday, November 28th, 2018 at 6:00am

Please take a moment to read and share. Today is #GivingTuesday and Keep Rhode Island Beautiful would like to request that you consider donating to Conservation Law Foundation. CLF has been, and will continue to be, critically important as we litigate in front...

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Keep Rhode Island BeautifulWednesday, November 21st, 2018 at 4:33am

Breaking News: FERC has accepted ISO-NE's request to formally terminate Invenergy's Capacity Supply Obligation (CSO). This means they no longer have an agreement with ISO-NE to provide capacity to the NE grid and will no longer receive capacity payments. This is huge news and is...

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Keep Rhode Island BeautifulTuesday, November 20th, 2018 at 7:43am

Power Plant news has been somewhat quiet while we wait for FERC to rule on ISO-NE's request to terminate Invenergy's CSO agreement. However, today Conservation Law Foundation filed three important motions with the EFSB to share and spread the word.

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Keep Rhode Island BeautifulWednesday, November 7th, 2018 at 12:08pm

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Keep Rhode Island BeautifulTuesday, November 6th, 2018 at 11:38pm

Vote today! There is more at stake than ever Nationally, Statewide, and Locally to protect our environment and communities. Support candidates that have committed to protect our environment and help Keep Rhode Island Beautiful. Discounted rides are available from both Uber & Lyft. Find your...

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