Local environmental groups oppose proposed natural gas power plant proposed for Salem

March 27, 2012

By Justin A. Rice, Town Correspondent, Boston Globe

Several local environmental groups have raised concerns about a proposal to replace the coal-and oil-fired Salem Harbor Power Station with a natural gas facility.

SAFE, HealthLink and Clean Water Action released a statement on Monday saying they oppose New Jersey-based Footprint Power’s pending plan to buy the old fossil fuel plant and convert it into what  a more environmentally friendly facility. Read more.