Developers Withdraw Proposal for Storage Facility on Pawtuxet River Site

But hikers seeking to use the trail will remain disappointed; residents notified ecoRI News over the weekend that a small bridge had been removed not too far from the Post Road side of the trail and a new barricade installed in its place.

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Blasting Near Aging Pipeline to Build Proposed Solar Project Makes Nearby Neighbors Nervous

Residents are concerned the disturbance of land and the removal of vegetation on a sloped property to build a utility-scale ground-mounted solar installation will exacerbate stormwater runoff and increase sedimentation in nearby wetlands. They’re also concerned that the proposed blasting of ledge to build the solar project will damage a three-decade-old pipeline.

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Warwick Board Gives Preliminary OK to Controversial Project on Pawtuxet River

The proposal has galvanized Pawtuxet Village residents as the property, at 175 Post Road, includes a popular riverside trail used by the community for more than 30 years.

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