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Council Opposes Water Sale For Burrillville Power Plant

Feb 03, 2017 - Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE \x97 The City Council Thursday night unanimously passed a set of resolutions opposing the sale of Providence Water Supply Board water for a proposed power plant in Burrillville and called for legislation that would ban any town receiving city water from selling it to out-of-town customers such as the Burrillville plant.

The three resolutions were prompted by Invenergy LLC’s proposal to build a 1,000 megawatt, $700-million power plant that will use between 15,000 and 20,000 gal...