The editorial page of the Boston Globe today weighed in on the natural gas-fired power plant that a New Jersey–based company (Footprint Power) is seeking to build in Salem, Massachusetts. The whole editorial is well worth reading – but the final three paragraphs are particularly striking: Footprint CEO Peter Furniss says the plant will start…
A very smart man once told me to never spread criticism and attacks accidentally in the name of rebutting them. But sometimes you just have to do it.
One small step for man, one giant leap for coal–or lack thereof. Under pressure from public health groups, environmental organizations, political leaders and community members, Dominion Energy of Virginia has taken another important step toward closing Salem Harbor Station, its 60-year-old, coal-fired power plant in Salem, Massachusetts.
Before Lori Ehrlich was elected to the Massachusetts Legislature she was a committed local activist fighting to protect the health and environment of her family and community. In fact, CLF’s journal, Conservation Matters, ran a profile of Lori describing her critical role in the advocacy around the Salem Harbor Power Plant back in 2003 under…
It may come as no surprise that Dominion Energy ‘s spokespeople don’t want to admit that Dominion’s recent moves to “delist” Salem Harbor Station are signs that Dominion plans to shut the plant down (read recent statements here and here). Dominion has been spinning stories about the plant to local audiences for years. But apparently,…