Dec. 5, 2022 Earth Removal Committee public hearing on Maki-Lopes application to expand December 5, 2022: A Citizens Suit Law demand letter and notice of
Using Massachusetts’ Citizen Suit Statute, a Ten Residents Group goes to court to stop AD Makepeace from continuing to strip mine, causing damage to the environment. The Town of Carver is siding with the company against its own residents, covering up for the illegal mining.
Texas based PowerPlus is proposing a 150 MW lithium ion storage battery system in a residential neighborhood in Carver MA. Governor Baker calls this clean energy-it will store electricity from fossil fuel plants until maybe some day in the future there is renewable electricity in SE MA that needs storage. Carver already has 19 large ground mounted solar projects with battery storage. We’ve done our part. Put it elsewhere.
In Massachusetts, siting board hearings concluded on 10/31/22 on PowerPlus Cranberry Point BESS storage system. The 150 MW project will be located in a residential neighborhood abutting cranberry bogs and over a sole source drinking water aquifer. Experts testified that CP’s application was incomplete and did not have adequate protections for safety and prevention of air toxics in the event of a thermal runaway that will release toxic hydrofloruide gasses.
Residents sue Carver officials, consultants for covering up pollution entering Plymouth Carver Sole Source Aquifer A lawsuit by North Carver residents outlines detailed events stemming
Mass. Historical Commission signs off despite presence of Native American use and occupation of the land in the Late Woodland Period State MEPA office rubber-stamps,