Posts Tagged ‘ English Station ’

Coast Guard to aid oil spill clean-up in New Haven

Oct 8th, 2014 | By

The U.S. Coast Guard will assist in the cleanup of an oil spill at Mill River in New Haven this week after a report filed by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection alerted them to the slick. For more on this story, visit: Coast Guard to aid oil spill clean-up | Yale Daily

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Oil spill cleanup planned at New Haven’s former English Station power plant

Oct 3rd, 2014 | By

The Coast Guard is preparing for an environmental cleanup inside the former English Station power plant after oil from the facility apparently went into the Mill River last month.

Threat To Mill River Declared

Oct 2nd, 2014 | By

As to the “substantial threat”: in recent history multiple sheens have been observed on the Mill River and that the oil on the property is known to be “uncontrolled.” “Even a drop is substantial and the Coast Guard takes seriously any amount. We want to get on the river and clean [it up].” For more

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Pollution is segregated, including in New Haven | Washington Post

Apr 24th, 2014 | By

Studies dating back to the 1970s have pointed to a consistent pattern in who lives near the kinds of hazards — toxic waste sites, landfills, congested highways — that few of us would willingly choose as neighbors. The invariable answer: poor people and communities of color.

Connecticut officials order clean-up of former English Station power plant in New Haven

Apr 13th, 2013 | By

Two decades after New Haven’s English Station power plant stopped producing energy for United Illuminating, state officials have ordered the owners to conduct a massive cleanup of the property, which is contaminated with hazardous PCBs, or polychlorinated biphenyls.

Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story from The New Haven Register.

Attorney General: State Wins Emergency Court Order To Force Owners to Secure Former Power Plant in New Haven

Dec 20th, 2012 | By

Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Daniel Esty were granted an emergency court order today requiring around-the-clock security at the heavily contaminated former English Station power plant in New Haven.

FORUM: New Haven’s English Station power plant holds promise

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By

A successful adaptive reuse of English Station could breathe life into the neighboring Mill River and River Street special economic development zones, revitalize a moribund stretch of Grand Avenue and reinvigorate New Haven’s waterfront economy.

English Station Power Plant issue goes to mediation video

Feb 19th, 2012 | By

Once again we apologize for any bothersome pop-ups. I was asked to download an Xvid plug-in and it was seen by my MSSecurityEssentials as a threat. You don’t have to download anything from the Register website. Just click the back button if you are taken away from the page you want to view. HARTFORD —

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Connecticut issues cease-and-desist order for activity at New Haven’s English Station (update)

Feb 16th, 2012 | By

Environmental Headlines apologizes for the advertising techniques used on the Register’s website. We still thought it an important enough story to link to this morning. I received an ad for a video plug in but was able to press the “back” button on my browser to return to the story. The state has issued a

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Owners of New Haven English Station power plant sue UI for cost of multi-million clean up cost

Jan 13th, 2012 | By

The owners of the contaminated English Station power plant have sued United Illuminating Co. in U.S. District Court, claiming UI is responsible for the costs of cleaning up the site, which is expected to be millions of dollars. The New Haven Register reports.

Meeting to focus on English Station demolition plans? in New Haven

Aug 20th, 2011 | By

NEW HAVEN — Work to demolish the mothballed English Station has been halted so owners of the power plant, the demolition company and city officials can come to an agreement on whether the project can proceed. Read more here: Meeting to focus on English Station demolition plans? in New Haven- The New Haven Register –

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English Station power plant in New Haven to be demolished; owner mum on future

Aug 18th, 2011 | By

NEW HAVEN — Preliminary work is under way to tear down the mothballed English Station power plant, with demolition of the building scheduled to be completed early next year, according to a representative of the plant’s owner.

NHEHN has online petition asking for UIL clean-up of English Station

Jan 9th, 2011 | By

The New Haven Environmental Justice Network is asking the CT Attorney General to require UIL to clean up English Station as part of its obligation in being allowed to purchase three new gas utility parent companies.