State regulators reject proposed Burrillville power plant

WARWICK – Rhode Island utilities regulators on Thursday turned down the controversial plan by a Chicago-based energy conglomerate to build a $1 billion power plant in rural Burrillville opposed by townspeople and environmentalists. The state Energy Facility Siting Board voted 3-0 to deny a license for Invenergy Thermal Development LLC’s proposed Clear River Energy Center.…

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