Thanks for a successful clean up!
help us buy new native plants
for pedestrian bridge to park
Join us for our 17th annual India Point Park Clean up: Saturday, April 22, 9-12 (Rain date: Sat PM or Sunday). For more info, click here. Let us know if you're coming on FB or at email@example.com.
Please click on the photo above to make a tax-deductible contribution to help us buy native, drought-resistant plants for the pedestrian bridge. Any amount will help. Thank you!
WATERFRONT POWER LINES
sign our petition at Change.org
Another power line study, Prov. Jrl, 3/3/17
Summary: Case for Burying Waterfront Power Lines
2,100 petition signers understand the benefits of burial
Six short quotes on burying the waterfront the power lines
Attaching power lines to bridges will reduce project costs, Prov. Jrl. Op Ed, 9/7/16
Economic Benefits of Burial
Businesses Support Burial
Economic Benefits: Boost Tourism & Development
Jobs: Hundreds Would Be Created by Burial Project
195 Waterfront Parcels Lose Value Because of Overhead Power Lines
Politifact: Power Lines zap property prices, but rarely by 30%, Prov. Jrl, 11/16/14, by Alex Kufner
195 Parcels & their Proximity to Waterfront Power Lines
Proposed Underground Route
existing power lines
Providence Journal Op Eds and Editorials
Bury the Lines, Editorial, 6/28/15
Bury Power Lines to Boost Waterfront, Op Ed, 6/16/15, by Michael Sabitoni and Sally Lapides
Burying Wires Key to RI Renaissance ,Op Ed, 3/9/15
, by Sen. Gayle Goldin, Rep. Chris Blazejewski, and Providence Councilman Seth Yurdin
Let's Bury Waterfront Power Lines, Op Ed,11/24/14, by Patrick Lynch
Bury the Lines, Editorial, 10/30/13
Power Line Sticker Shock, Editorial, 11/20/14
Other Media Coverage
Review sought of rising cost to bury power lines, Prov. Bus. News, 11/3/14
Price to bury power lines from Providence to East Providence skyrockets to $33.9 million, Prov. Jrl , 1/4/14
Power-Line burial plan stuck in neutral, Prov. Bus. News , 2/10/14
Push is on to bury lines, Prov. Bus. News, 10/7/13
Group seeks I-195 panel's help in reviving plan to bury India Point Park power lines, Prov. Jr , 9/17/13
Satements of Support
State-level support for burial.
Additional statements of support
Statement before Energy Facilities Siting Bd.
for excerpts from selected statements
Petition to Bury Power Lines
For more information, see the links above.
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