New Milford Withdraws Plans for 550-MW Panda Power plant

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By Editors of Power Engineering

The mayor of New Milford, Connecticut has withdrawn a proposal for Panda Power to build a gas-fired power plant on city property.

As a result, plans for the 550-MW plant are dead, reported the Republican American.

Mayor David Gronbach said he withdrew the proposal because neither the majority of the community nor the representatives on the Town Council support the plant.

Panda Power had hoped to reach a $2.8 million deal with the town on the property, which is the site of a long-abandoned steel mill and has been under environmental remediation.

Speakers at an Economic Development Commission expressed concerns about making a quick decision about the plant’s potential environmental impact. 

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