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Governor signs off on measure easing controversy over solid waste facilities

Governor signs off on measure easing controversy over solid waste facilities

PROVIDENCE – The governor has signed a bill modifying the definition of a construction and demolition (C&D) debris processing facility in order to protect the quality of life in residential areas and bring facilities treating less than 150 tons of debris per day into line with other plants. Gov. Lincoln Chafee penned the new law

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General Assembly passes limits on C&D facilities

EAST PROVIDENCE — A combined bill that would put new and more stringent limits on so-called “C&D” processing in areas adjacent to residential neighborhoods authored by East Providence politicians is on its way to the governor for his signature. The legislation, written in the Senate by Daniel DaPonte (D-Dist. 14) and in the House by

The disputed TLA/Pond View recycling plant is a bone of contention between Ward 1 City Council candidates Edward Lynch and James Briden.

DaPonte bill could ease controversy over East Providence solid waste facility on Dexter Road

PROVIDENCE — The State Senate passed legislation Wednesday, May 22, authored by East Providence’s Daniel DaPonte (D-Dist. 14) that would modify the definition of a construction and demolition (C&D) debris processing facility in order to protect the quality of life in residential areas and bring facilities treating less than 150 tons of debris into line

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East Providence proprietors welcome Supreme Court review

EAST PROVIDENCE — Though coming from a differing viewpoint, of course, Clyde Ames of Railside Environmental and Kenlin Properties expressed a similarly positive sentiment as neighborhood opposition groups in regard to the Rhode Island Supreme Court’s decision to review the unresolved matter between the City of East Providence and the proprietors of One Dexter Road,

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Business, residential neighbors in East Providence react to Supreme Court’s review of Pond View

EAST PROVIDENCE — Residents and neighbors of the controversial recycling site on Dexter Road in city reacted positively to the issuance of a writ of certiorari earlier in the week by the Rhode Island Supreme Court in the case of East Providence v. the TLA-Pond View/Kenlin Properties, LLC. The writ is basically a review or

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Letter: In response to ‘time to set the record straight on Pond View’

To the editor, Apparently it is insufficient to be a good resident and tax payer, play by the rules and expect the same quality of living as experienced by other residents in East Providence if residing in Rumford near Omega Pond and the former TLA Pond View site. Mr. Foley, in his commentary last week

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Letter: City Councilor cares, but only when it affects her family

To the editor, The residents of Rumford address and plead with the city council to appeal the TLA Pond View court decision. These folks testify and tell of dreadful health issues, soot issues, traffic issues, dust and noise issues. There are so many residents suffering it is hard to imagine that the root cause of

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