Final hearings begin for proposed Burrillville power plant

BURRILLVILLE attorney Michael McElroy speaking to the R.I. Energy Facility Siting Board in 2017 with a group opposing the proposed power plant in the background. PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
BURRILLVILLE attorney Michael McElroy speaking to the R.I. Energy Facility Siting Board in 2017 with a group opposing the proposed power plant in the background. PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
BURRILLVILLE – After years of controversial regulatory proceedings and lawsuits, the R.I. Energy Facility Siting Board this week started final hearings on a proposal to build a 1,000-megawatt gas-fired power plant in Burrillville. The board is tasked with deciding whether to permit the proposal by Invenergy Thermal Development LLC, an Illinois energy company, which first…

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