Posts Tagged ‘ Mt. Tom ’

Mount Tom Power Plant closure in Holyoke delights environmental groups

Jun 3rd, 2014 | By

The announcement that the coal-fired Mount Tom Power Station will close permanently thrilled an alliance of community and environmental organizations which have been trying to reduce pollution in the city. Action for a Healthy Holyoke, a coalition of more than a dozen different local and statewide organizations including Neighbor to Neighbor, Holyoke Food and Fitness

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Mount Tom’s Power Plant Closing?

Mar 19th, 2013 | By

The company that owns the Mount Tom power plant is keeping mum about the implications of its recent decision to go off line for a year. But environmental groups are celebrating the move as a step toward the long-overdue closing of the coal-burning plant, and one more reason to start planning for life after its

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Mount Tom power plant to leave regional electrical grid for one year, but critics of coal-burning plant hope to make shut down permanent

Mar 7th, 2013 | By

Some say the move to cease producing electric power for for 2016-17 makes it unlikely it come back on line.

Mt. Tom Trail Restoration May 21, 22

May 3rd, 2011 | By

Join the New England Trail Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22, 2001, as they continue the restoration of a segment of the New England National Scenic Trail at Mt. Tom in Holyoke, Mass. Click on this environmental healdine to find out more.

Mt. Tom coal-burning plant of Holyoke agrees to pay EPA fine

Feb 4th, 2011 | By

The owner of the Mt. Tom coal plant in Holyoke has agreed to pay $40,814 as a settlement for violating federal clean water laws during discharges of dirty water into the Connecticut River.