In an interview with WPRI news, climate activist and US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse announces his support for a huge 900 megawatt fossil fuel-fired power plant to be built in Burrillville, Rhode Island.
Senator Whitehouse: “I don’t think that it’s valuable from Rhode Island’s perspective to make Rhode Islanders pay high winter gas prices”.
WPRI says that activists environmental groups ‘such as Save the Bay and the League of Conservation Voters are understanding about his position on the project.’
Sen Whitehouse backs Burrillville power plant
WPRI Eyewitness News 12
January 22, 2016