Power plant concerns addressed by DEEP in Kent

Cricket Valley Energy protestor, Charlie Davenport of Wappingers Falls, demonstrated against the planned power plant and its potential impacts on Saturday, Sept. 22, in front of Wingdale Elementary School. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

KENT—Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) officials addressed a crowd of about 75 residents from Kent and surrounding towns regarding Cricket Valley Energy Center (CVEC) in a meeting at Kent Town Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

 The meeting was convened by the recently formed citizen’s action group Western Connecticut Clean Air Action (WCCAA), comprised of individuals who are concerned about the power plant’s potential impact on regional air quality.

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