A public information meeting to discuss the proposed shutdown of Unit 3 at NRG’s Indian River Power Plant scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 11, has been postponed by DNREC.
The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb.Â 16, at the Millsboro Fire Company Banquet Hall. DNREC will provide an overview of a proposal to shut the coal-fired unit and will receive public feedback about the proposal.
Many readers will know about this issue–Green Delaware has written about it quite a bit, and recently even the mainstream press has been paying some attention.
Technically, the problem is simple:Â Big bad industrial sites–mainly, in Delaware, Conectiv’s Edge-Moor Power Plant, Valero’s Delaware City Refinery, and NRG’s Indian River Power Plant–pump hundreds of millions of gallons of water out of the Delaware River and Rehoboth Bay every day.Â DuPont, Sunoco, and others are also offenders.Â The biggest single offender is the Salem/Hope Creek nuclear complex across the river in New Jersey. Continue reading →
Green Delaware Alert 649 (please post/forward)
(note:Â Some versions of this Alert were incorrectly numbered 648)
Fossil Fools Day
Obama and the auto industry
Opportunity knocks, but can the environmental movement step up to the plate?
In Delaware, “The more things change, the more they stay the same….”
In a small place, every backbone counts ….
Green Delaware Alert 647 (please post/forward)
“DuPont to pay $1.1 million for water pollution fines”
West Virginia, unlike Delaware, requires public notice and comment on settlements with polluters
Action by General Assembly and Governor to make Delaware as transparent as WV