Shut down the Bridgeport coal plantJul 23rd, 2011 | By Environmental Headlines -- CT environmental news | Category: Health
For more than four decades now the Bridgeport coal plant in Fairfield has been polluting the environment and damaging the health of Connecticut residents — and it is time for Governor Malloy to put an end to it.
This dirty coal plant emits more than 3 million tons of carbon dioxide, 2,800 tons of sulfur dioxide and 2,000 tons of nitrogen oxide each year. Exposure to these pollutants exacerbates heart disease, asthma, bronchitis and other serious health problems, and it can even lead to premature death.
The plant’s permit to operate is expiring early next year, and now momentum is finally building to shut this plant down once and for all.
Let’s make sure Governor Malloy knows that his constituents are sick and tired of pollution from the dirty Bridgeport coal plant.
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