coal

Blog
Northern Pass’s phantom “benefits”
by Christophe Courchesne

The current Northern Pass proposal is coming into focus as a bad energy and economic deal for New Hampshire, and regionally the benefits seem less than impressive.

Blog
It’s Official: Salem Harbor Station to Shut Down in 2014
by Claire Morgenstern

Today marks the beginning of the end of coal’s dirty energy legacy in New England, as Dominion of Virginia, owner of Salem Harbor Station power plant in Salem, MA confirmed that it will shut down the facility by 2014.

Blog
FERC Orders ISO-NE to Plan for Close OF Salem Harbor Station
by Shanna Cleveland

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (known as “FERC”) has delivered a clear message: the time to plan for a future without coal is now. This comes in response to a protest submitted in October by CLF that challenged a decision by the New England Independent System Operator (ISO-NE) that could have kept the 60 year…

Blog
Patrick Administration Calls for Action on Salem Harbor Station
by Shanna Cleveland

In the wake of Dominion’s announcement that it would not be cost effective to continue to operate and invest additional capital for pollution controls at Salem Harbor Station, the Patrick Administration has sent a message to ISO-NE calling for action.  In a letter to the President of ISO-NE, Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Ian Bowles,…