Charlestown Citizens Alliance - November 19, 2017

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Where Will The Water Go? Learn More About The Invenergy Power Plant

Where Will The Water Go? Learn More About The Invenergy Power Plant

When: Tuesday, November 21 at 7 p.m.
Where: Cross Mills Library (map in post)
What: Invenergy plans to withdraw groundwater from Charlestown and carry it by tanker trucks to Burrillville where it will cool the turbines of the proposed gas and oil fueled power plant. You can learn all about the project that will use this water at this informational meeting.
Who: This event is sponsored by the Rhode Island Association of Conservation Commissions and the Burrillville Land Trust. Burrillville Land Trust President, Paul A. Roselli will lead the presentation and discussion.

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Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB) Will Hear Narragansett Tribal Council's Motion to Intervene

Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB) Will Hear Narragansett Tribal Council's Motion to Intervene

When: Monday, November 27 at 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Hearing Room A of the Public Utilities Commission office building, 89 Jefferson Boulevard, Warwick, Rhode Island
What: Since mid October the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF), Burrillville, and the Narragansett Tribal Council have all filed legal motions dealing with the Invenergy power plant proposal. The Narragansett Tribal Council's motion is to intervene as Charlestown did into the water withdrawal issue. The CLF and Burrillville have motions for discovery or to dismiss. The session is open to the public, but no public comment will be heard.

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Please Visit Our Facebook Event For December 5 Hearing

Please Visit Our Facebook Event For December 5 Hearing

If you have a Facebook account visit our Facebook event on the December 5 hearing to sign up as "Going" or "Interested" and Facebook will send you a reminder as the date of the hearing gets near. Please also consider inviting your Rhode Island Facebook friends to this Facebook event.

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Charlestown Land Trust Annual Turkey Trot

Charlestown Land Trust Annual Turkey Trot

When: Friday, November 24, 2017 at 10 a.m. sharp! (no rain date)
Where: Charlestown Moraine Preserve (ample parking at Preserve entrance sign .3 of a mile on King’s Factory Road, off Route 1)
Why: Walk off the turkey in a Charlestown Preserve and have fun
Cost: Free and open to the public

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Web Page Dedicated to Water Withdrawal Issue

Web Page Dedicated to Water Withdrawal Issue

CCA has created a web page with all the information, maps, posts, and newspaper stories related to the Charlestown water withdrawal issue. We'll keep this page updated with any news as the issue develops.

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Check the CCA Events Calendar for more to do in Charlestown, or explore Charlestown using our Guide to Recreation/Conservation Areas.

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