Economics

Saudi Arabia divests of Providence fuel terminal

March 15, 2017 Bob Plain

Say goodbye to Providence, Saudi Arabia. The corporate dissolution of Motiva, a multinational partnership between Royal Dutch Shell and Saudi Aramco that operates the LNG and ethanol facility on Allens Avenue, means the Saudi Arabian

Energy

After ethanol train accident, activists call for an end

March 9, 2017

Environmental activists are calling for an “end to ethanol deliveries” in Providence after an early morning train accident at the Motiva Enterprises terminal in Providence Wednesday. The Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island (EJLRI), Sierra

Corporate Greed

CLF and Burrillville sue Invenergy over Johnston water deal

March 7, 2017 ykufipo

“If Johnston water falls through as a result of CLF’s lawsuit, Invenergy may be done,” wrote CLF Senior Attorney Jerry Elmer, “Recognizing this fact, the Town of Burrillville filed an almost identical lawsuit at the same time as CLF filed its lawsuit.”

Activism

FERC4 will conduct their own defense at June trial

February 14, 2017

Washington, D.C.—At the status hearing today in Superior Court of the District of Columbia, three of the FERC4, Peter Nightingale of Kingston RI, Claude Guillemard of Baltimore, MD, Ellen Taylor of Washington, D.C., and Donald Weightman