R.I. court stalls Block Island marina project

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The Rhode Island Supreme Court has stayed a ruling that allowed Block Island's Champlin's Marina to expand into Great Salt Pond.

At a May 28 conference, the court will consider whether to hear the case, according to the Providence Business News.

The high court's order noted that petitions to overrule a lower court's decision to allow the expansion had come from the Coastal Resources Management Council of Rhode Island, the Town of New Shoreham and a "number of environmental groups."

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