Power plant debate gets personal

A RENDERING of the proposed natural gas-powered electrical plant in Burrillville. / COURTESY INVENERGY
A RENDERING of the proposed natural gas-powered electrical plant in Burrillville. / COURTESY INVENERGY
In 2015, the proposal to build a new, gas-fired power plant in Burrillville was announced with budding optimism amid rising energy prices. Despite concerns raised by environmentalists and some residents, the project was heralded by supporters as an opportunity to create jobs, bring electricity generation to the state and help secure the region’s energy future.…

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