A Liberal Dose of Stupidity Leaving New England In Dangerous Situation This Winter

Fox Business reported on May 31, 2017 that the last coal-burning power plant in New England had been switched off in Somerset, MA. The Brayton Point Power Station has burned coal since 1963 along Mount Hope Bay in Somerset, near the Rhode Island border. It generated controversy for almost as long, with residents, fishermen and environmentalists decrying the damage that its cooling canals — nicknamed “killing canals” by activists in the 1970s — caused to fisheries. Ironically this closing was done practically the same day that Trump announced plans to withdraw from the climate change gathering. Brayton Point’s operators completed … Continue reading