Stop the NTE Fracked Gas Power Plant in Killingly

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On April 4 at 6:30pm, there will be a Connecticut Siting Council hearing to consider the application for the NTE Gas Power Plant at Killingly Town Hall. This application was rejected previously by the siting council because of a lack of need given that CT is a net electricity exporter.

If we are going to have a Green New Deal and just transition away from Fossil Fuels we cannot be building NEW gas power plants in CT.

350 CT is calling for people to come to Killingly and show the Siting Council that we demand they reject this harmful fracked gas plant and instead encourage a fossil free future for CT.
We're planning to gather at 5:30 outside the town hall before the hearing . Please RSVP if you can be there and we plan to provide transportation to the hearing for those who cannot or prefer not to drive themselves.
If you would like to take advantage of transport options email
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More info on the power plant:
Docket No. 470B NTE Connecticut, LLC Field Review & Public Hearing-Killingly

The Connecticut Siting Council will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, April 4, 2019, beginning with an evidentiary session at 3:00 p.m., and continuing with a public comment session at 6:30 p.m., at the Town Meeting Room, Killingly Town Hall, 172 Main Street, Killingly, Connecticut. The hearing will be on the reopening of an application from NTE Connecticut, LLC for a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for the construction, maintenance, and operation of a 550-megawatt dual-fuel combined cycle electric generating facility and associated electrical interconnection switchyard located at 180 and 189 Lake Road, Killingly, Connecticut, based on changed conditions pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes §4-181a(b).

On February 14, 2019, the Council, pursuant to a request filed by NTE Connecticut, LLC, reopened the final decision rendered on this application. The reopening will allow the Council to consider changed conditions, public benefit and environmental effects. The 3:00 p.m. hearing session will provide the applicant, parties, and intervenors an opportunity to cross-examine positions. The 6:30 p.m. hearing session will be reserved for the public to make brief statements into the record. Cross-examination of parties and intervenors will resume, if necessary, after all statements have been heard.

The Council will conduct a public field review of the proposed project on Thursday, April 4, 2019, beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Individuals are encouraged to participate through their elected officials and other party/intervenor groupings.

Any person seeking to be named or admitted as a party or intervenor to the proceeding may file a written request to be so designated at the office of the Council, 10 Franklin Square, New Britain, Connecticut, 06051, on or before March 28, 2019.
Parties and intervenors will be allowed to submit briefs and proposed findings of fact within 30 days after the close of the final evidentiary hearing session.
Any person who is not a party or intervenor to this proceeding may file a written statement with the Council up to 30 days after the close of the final evidentiary hearing session. Such statements will become part of the record.

Requests for information in alternative formats or for sign-language interpreter services must be submitted in writing by March 28, 2019.

The applicant is represented by the following:
NTE Connecticut, LLC

Kenneth C. Baldwin, Esq.
Robinson & Cole LLP
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT[masked]

A copy of the Motion to Reopen is available for review at the Council’s office during office hours at 10 Franklin Square, New Britain, Connecticut, (860)[masked] or on the Council website at http://www.ct.gov/csc under the link “Pending Matters.”

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