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Witness testimony began Thursday and will continue this week in hearings that will determine the fate of a controversial, natural-gas power plant proposed in Burrillville. 

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Today starts a series of final hearings for a proposed natural gas power plant in Burrillville. 

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A Rhode Island official tasked with deciding the fate of a controversial natural gas power plant in Burrillville is resigning from state service effective April 13. 

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Rhode Island's Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has announced his opposition to a natural gas power plant that has been proposed for the Town of Burrillville by a Chicago-based energy company called Invenergy.  


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The CEO of ISO New England, the region’s electrical grid operator, says it may be wrong to claim that a proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillville is not needed. 


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Rhode Island’s Energy Facility Siting Board decided Tuesday morning during a hearing to exclude from evidence resolutions from 35 cities and towns opposing a proposed natural gas power plant in Burrillville.


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Invenergy, developer of a proposed natural gas power plant in the Town of Burrillville, filed a motion Tuesday claiming resolutions opposing the project from nearly all Rhode Island cities and towns are irrelevant to whether the plant is needed.

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The Town of Burrillville is preparing to testify at evidentiary hearings later this month against Invenergy, developers of a proposed natural gas power plant.

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The Narragansett Indian Tribe will serve as a backup water supplier for a proposed natural gas power plant in Burrillville. 

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As my tour guide, Bill Eccleston, and I walked through the dirt, twigs and puddles of the George Washington Wildlife Management Area in Burrillville, we heard a bird call above us. 

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Invenergy, the company that wants to build a controversial, natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, is pushing back the plant's start date by at least a year. 


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Rhode Island Superior Court will hear a case against Invenergy - the company proposing to build a natural gas power plant in Burrillville - and the Town of Johnston.

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A new coalition of business owners and local building trades unions is advocating for the construction of a proposed natural gas power plant in Burrillville. 


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A Rhode Island Superior Court judge is still deciding whether to dismiss a lawsuit related to a proposed power plant in Burrillville after a hearing this week. 


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A final decision on a controversial proposed power plant in the Town of Burrillville is expected to stretch into next year. 

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