State lawmakers are currently considering a Senate bill, S. 1225, that would require Massachusetts to divest its pension fund from fossil fuel companies because of concerns about the impact of fossil fuel on climate change.
Nalcor Energy’s proposed Gull Island power plant would be more than 1,000 miles away from Boston. But Nalcor executives believe the site is well-positioned to help keep the lights on in New England’s densest population hub.
Proposed state legislation that would bring large amounts of hydropower to Massachusetts from Canada could crash the regional power market and kill off other needed energy-generating resources, according to some environmental advocates.
FREETOWN — After several months of deliberations, the Planning Board approved plans for a national recycling company to develop a facility in town. Earlier this month, Republic Recycling was given the green light to turn the former Weyerhaeuser building on Campanelli Drive into an 85,000-square-foot facility.
FALL RIVER — The city’s filing of several motions with a U.S. District Court in central Illinois that would compel Dominion Energy to submit Fall River’s energy plan to the federal Environmental Protection Agency as part of a $1.6 million consent decree is scheduled to be heard on Monday at 2:30 p.m.