The environmental fight in the South Bronx is putting pressure on NYPA to retire 4 Bronx-based peaker plants – Bronx Times

This story was updated on Tuesday March 15 to include further response from the New York Power Authority and South Bronx Unite. South Bronx residents often describe the maritime industrial area in the Bronx, which stretches from Port Morris to Hunts Point, as a “toxic soup” of environmental hazards, including peaker plants,Continue Reading

Overnight Energy & Environment — New York Democrats go after 'peaker' plants

Welcome to Tuesday’s Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, the environment and beyond. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Today we’re looking at a call for a government watchdog to investigate power plants they say disproportionately pollute low-income neighborhoods, a new office within the Energy Department andContinue Reading