Rhode Island and fracking

From Global Energy Monitor

Introduction

Rhode Island does not have oil or gas reserves, according to the EIA's 2013 state profile.

History

A Chicago-based company, Spectra Energy, plans to build a natural gas facility in Burrillville, Rhode Island. Members of Fighting Against Natural Gas (FANG) and the Burrillville Against Spectra Expansion rallied against building this facility.[1]

Citizen activism

During 2015 protesters repeatedly demonstrated against pipeline expansions and compressor station upgrades the Burrillville facility as well as plans for a new natural gas-fired power plant.[2]

Legislative issues and regulations

Citizen groups

Industry groups

Reports

Resources

References

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