SANDWICH — A Sunday protest against NRG Energy’s expansion of its Canal Generating Plant in Sandwich made mounting statewide concerns about an overreliance on natural gas the subject of a short theatrical skit. The drama, which played out in front of the site of the planned and permitted 350-megawatt turbine, provoked more conversation about the town’s — and the Cape’s — energy future.
“No more fossil fuel projects do we want to see,” a chorus of advocates belonging to 350 Mass/Cape Cod exclaimed before Sandwich residents. “Invest in clean energy, resist Canal 3!”
The local climate action group joined the Sierra Club Massachusetts chapter, the Conservation Law Foundation and local residents to express their concerns about the town-supported expansion of NRG Energy’s Canal Generating Plant, which received state approval on June 30. (read more)
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