Working with Tiverton residents and representatives of the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, the Twin River Management Group has refined design plans for a proposed casino and hotel in the town in an effort to protect wetlands, wildlife and the surrounding environment.
The power of environmental protection and green projects has now been widely recognized as an invaluable economic driving force. It has been decades in coming, but the perceived gap between the needs of business and those concerned with natural …
Scott Wolf and Lisa Konicki guest column
Rhode Islanders face seven ballot questions this year, and few of them are simple to endorse or reject.
Does the state need to replace the diminishing asset that is Newport Grand? Absolutely. And the proposal by Twin …
State regulators are calling on Invenergy Thermal Development LLC to explain how it plans to cool a proposed 1,000 megawatt, gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, saying the company needs to have a plan or risk having its application suspended.
The R.I. Public Utilities Commission on Thursday rejected a motion from the Conservation Law Foundation to dismiss a proposal to enhance natural-gas pipelines using Rhode Island ratepayer-backed funds.
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Block Island residents this week voted in favor of buying the controlling interest of Block Island Power Co., the island’s utility, for $1.8 million, and they plan to turn it into a municipal utility, or co-op, district.