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Brocktonís power plant will not lower our taxes or our electric bills.
Brockton is already ranked ninth (9th) on the list of environmentally overburdened New England communities.
Brockton is already one of the ten towns with the highest asthma hospitalization rates in Massachusetts.
The 250 foot smokestack will release toxic pollutants for miles and change Brocktonís landscape.
The plant emits nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, airborne particulates and carbon dioxide, a major pollutant and cause of global warming.
rockton Power will store 25,000 gallons of aqueous ammonia on the 13 acre site threatening West Bridgewater's drinking water.
There will only be 20 long term jobs created by this plant, and there is no guarantee that those jobs will go to Brockton residents.
The power plant will be built, owned and operated by a foreign based company that will sell the electricity to the National Grid.
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