Energy's Wicked Witch

In the no-good-deed-goes-unpunished department, we discover a powerful group of interveners who have popped up to oppose the building of a gas-fired power plant in energy-starved New England. This is not just any new gas-fired power plant. This is an environmentally friendly combined-cycle gas turbine. It is energy-efficient, and it produces far less greenhouse gas than do oil or coal.

This high-tech plant is replacing an inefficient 60-year old power plant that used coal for some boilers and costly oil for others. Called the Salem Harbor Power Station, the plant was determined to be essential in order to assure that Massachusetts consumers have reliable sources of energy....678 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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