CRMC’s Potter Pond shell game of last minute Hail Mary’s ignores the will of so many opponents of losing more open water to private business. We have been telling this tale for almost six years and we’re all just as frustrated as when this was proposed without notice to anyone on the pond.
When government doesn’t engage the very people who might be impacted by their tax funded actions, there will be opposition and just maybe, anarchy. Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Management Council has invited even more scrutiny by softballing aquaculture applications literally under people’s noses, without ever letting them know of the impacts. That’s pure bull and the curtain has been called.