narragansett indian tribe

Avory Brookins / RIPR

Invenergy, a power company that wants to build a natural gas-fired power plant in northwestern Rhode Island, has terminated its water supply agreement with the Narragansett Indian Tribe. 

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Rhode Island’s Energy Facility Siting Board is holding a public comment meeting at Charlestown Elementary School Dec. 5 so residents can weigh in on the water supply for a proposed natural gas power plant in Burrillville. 

Avory Brookins / RIPR

Members of the Narragansett Indian Tribe protested Saturday against their tribal water being sold to Invenergy, the developer of a natural gas power plant that still needs approval from state officials. 


Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

The Narragansett Indian Tribe will serve as a backup water supplier for a proposed natural gas power plant in Burrillville.