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Greenpeace activists climb coal elevator at Bridgeport Coal Plant

Media release | February 17, 2011 at 14:42

BRIDGEPORT, CT— This morning Greenpeace activists scaled the Bridgeport Harbor Generating Station coal elevator to demand the aging and dirty coal-fired power plant be shut down. A 40 ft x 20 ft banner reading “Shut it Down - Quit Coal,” is...

Harvard: Coal impacts cost public up to a half trillion dollars annually

Media release | February 16, 2011 at 11:49

In a groundbreaking article to be released this month in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Dr. Paul Epstein, associate director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School, details the economic,...

Salem Harbor Station to shut down

Blog by Lynn Nadeau | May 20, 2011

For the last 15 years, through my last years of teaching mathematics at Salem High School, through my husband’s long sickness, through my sons’ marriages and the births of my five grandchildren, through my husband’s death, one constant...

Just Stopped By To Say -- Shut Down Now!

Blog by Robert Gardner | February 4, 2011 5 comments

In Southern New Jersey there is a fifty-year-old reminder of the past. This filthy coal plant, the BL England Generating Station , is known for its distinctive smokestack shaped like a lighthouse. And much like a lighthouse, this...

The Arctic Sunrise visits Lady Liberty

Blog by Kelly Mitchell | February 9, 2011

As the Coal Free Future Tour made its way into New York City, we passed the Statue of Liberty with a banner reading “Still Yearning to Breathe Free. Quit Coal.” The banner was a tribute to Emma Lazarus’ The New Colossus , displayed...

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