2018: Cricket Valley energy plant raises concerns here

The construction of a gas-powered electric plant in nearby Dover, N.Y., was a source of anxiety for Northwest Corner residents. Two concerns in particular are the size of the plant and the possibility that air pollution from the plant will drift over the border into Connecticut towns including Kent. 

The new plant is being built just off Route 22 in Dover, on an industrial site that was abandoned after a catastrophic fire there in 1996. 

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