R.I. Supreme Court rejects challenge to India Point Park power line plan

THE R.I. SUPREME COURT on June 17 upheld a prior approval by state energy regulators to relocate the power lines above India Point Park, but not to bury them underground as community groups and the city of Providence have wanted. / COURTESTY FRIENDS OF INDIA POINT PARK
PROVIDENCE – A decadeslong battle over where the power lines above India Point Park should go appears to have ended, with the R.I. Supreme Court rejecting a last-ditch effort to bury the cables underground. The court’s June 17 decision upholds the prior ruling by the R.I. Energy Facility Siting Board, which in 2018 signed off…

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