Newton-Wellesley Hospital has plans for a new cogeneration power plant in our community that will will result in more gas leaks, smoke stacks putting out more dangerous particulate matter, and throwing any chance of greenhouse gas reduction commitments to the curb. However, there is still an opportunity to raise questions and concerns about how it will affect our lives—especially our health and our property values.
The planned power plant is alarming because:
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
The goal is to get them to immediately pause the plans from proceeding so that the community may have appropriate input. Their actions affect our community. They provide a valuable service to the community, but we would ask them to consider us and our health before moving forward.