Carver: Cranberry Point Battery Storage Facility: Overview
One of world’s largest lithium ion battery storage facilities!
Thermal runaway: risks of fire, explosions, toxic gas emissions — Carver not prepared say experts: read Sept. 29, 2022 expert testimony to state siting board here
Proposed for Carver’s densest residential area, within a mile of elementary school, affordable housing, town center
State energy facilities siting board (EFSB) must approve project, hearings ended 10/31; EFSB meeting to vote planned for June 2023. More here.
Cranberry Point seeks total zoning exemption from state. read more on our website here.
Fire Chief Craig Weston, father Gary, leasing land for battery bomb. Westons also responsible for destructive earth removal and mining operation under the ruse of cranberry agriculture: read more on our website here.
Former Town Administrator Milanowski helped dupe Carver voters in 2018 by pushing for zoning change to allow Cranberry Point
Oct. 18, 2022: State environmental review office (MEPA) rubber stamps environmental impact report. read more on our website here.
Carver votes 384 to 72 for a moratorium on battery storage despite Cranberry Point opposition: read more here.
Cranberry Point told Carver Planning Board the coolant in the system is “not toxic at all”…This is a stationary system. Any risk would be a fire and this liquid would disappear with a fire.” Minutes here.
Borrego Solar-New Leaf proposing similar mega-battery storage project in Wendell, MA Environmental Justice community
September 29, 2022: Air pollution expert says Cranberry Point has not disclosed the air toxics that will be released during a thermal runaway or where they will go.
September 29, 2022: Fire expert says the Carver Fire Department is not prepared for the dangers of Cranberry Point and thermal runaway
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