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

SAFE gets a chance to see what the harbor front looks like from inside the coal plant.

Footprint Power promises that soon everyone in Salem will be able to approach the harbor and enjoy these views: minus the coal, stacks, and ugly industrial buildings. seldom seen view of Winter Island view of the coal pile Conservation Law Foundation’s Shanna Cleveland checking out the site and the management An industrial age on the … Continue reading SAFE gets a chance to see what the harbor front looks like from inside the coal plant.

Footprint details plans at first public meeting. Vows to build much cleaner power

By Bethany Bray Staff Writer   Salem News August 22, 2012 SALEM — Footprint Power executives said yesterday the natural gas-fired plant they plan to build on Salem Harbor will be “dramatically cleaner” than the coal-burning one that has operated there since the 1950’s. The public got a first glimpse at Footprint’s plans at a … Continue reading Footprint details plans at first public meeting. Vows to build much cleaner power