EFSB Orders

The Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB) issued its Preliminary Decision and Order on March 10, 2016.  Included in the Preliminary Decision and Order was an explanation and list of advisory opinions required by the EFSB.

We’ve been asked to link directly to this information to make it easier for the public to find specifics.

Here is a link to the Preliminary Decision and Order

The following table shows the list of agencies and individuals who have been ordered to provide advisory opinions. You can find the specifics of the directive on the pages noted in the table. The table is being updated as hearings are scheduled and opinions are submitted to the EFSB. As always, full details can be found on the EFSB web pages dedicated to this application.

Public Utilities Commission

Page 15

Link to PUC Docket 4609

The evidentiary hearing will commence on Monday, July 25, 2016 @ 9:30 a.m.

Statewide Planning Program

Page 16

7-14-16 Correspondence


Office of Energy Resources

Page 17

Office of Energy Resources - Notice of Public Workshop

Scheduled for July 21, 2016

Department of Health

Page 16

Rhode Island Department of Health's draft advisory opinion on the Invenergy proposal

Hearing for public comment on the draft has been scheduled for August 9, 2016

Burrillville Planning Board

Page 16

Planning Board Advisory

August 15, 2016

Master Plan Review/Informational Meeting: continued

Department of Environmental Management

Page 14

Advisory Opinion 

Burrillville Zoning Board of Review

Page 13

Zoning Board Advisory 

Burrillville Building Inspector

Page 14

Building Official's Opinion 

Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission

Page 14

Advisory Opinion available


Department of Transportation

Page 14

Advisory Opinion 

Burrillville Tax Assessor

Page 17

Assessor's Advisory 

Pascoag Utility District

Page 17

PUD Advisory  

On October 3, 2016, the Energy Facility Siting Board issue a Show Cause Order that "Invenergy shall appear before the Board on October 13, 2016 at 12:00 pm to show cause why the licensing proceedings should not be suspended". Follow this link to view the entire order.