Record Ocean Temperatures Recorded Off New England Coast

 by Bob Berwyn Climate Progress / News Report Published: Sunday 23 September 2012 Scientists said this year’s sea surface temperatures along the northeast coast of the U.S. set all-time records, with as-yet unknown consequences for marine ecosystems. Above-average temperatures were found in all parts of the ecosystem, from the ocean bottom to the sea surface … Continue reading Record Ocean Temperatures Recorded Off New England Coast

Power plant public hearing attracts crowd in Salem

Salem News  September 20, 2012 Tom Dalton  STAFF WRITER SALEM — The first large public hearing on Footprint Power’s plan to build a natural gas-fired power plant on the Salem waterfront generated a lot of questions and concerns, but little heat. If there is strong, broad-based community opposition to the idea of replacing 61-year-old Salem … Continue reading Power plant public hearing attracts crowd in Salem

September 19 Public Hearing: Energy Siting Board

The Siting Board will conduct a public comment hearing to receive public comments on the proposed Footprint Natural Gas Facility, which will replace the current coal facility at Salem Harbor Station. The hearing is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at Salem High School, 77 Wilson Street, Salem, Massachusetts. This is an important opportunity … Continue reading September 19 Public Hearing: Energy Siting Board