RI News
1:46 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

State Police Find No Use of Excessive Force During Recent Protest

State police say minimal and appropriate force was used when arresting a protester in Providence last week.  The Providence NAACP called for an investigation.

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RI News
8:53 am
Mon July 29, 2013

Dozens of Protesters Arrested At the Brayton Point Power Plant

Protesters arrested at the Brayton Point Power plant in Somerset Mass. The protestors demonstrated against the coal-burning at the plant.
Credit Flo Jonic / RIPR

More than 40 protesters were arrested for trespassing Sunday in an act of civil disobedience against the Brayton Point power plant in Somerset, Massachusetts.  Environmentalists view the coal-fired power plant as a polluter and want it shut down.

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