“ Witnesses said the explosion at the Kleen Energy Systems plant in Middletown, Conn., 15 miles south of Hartford, occurred at 11:17 a.m. in a thundering convulsion of flames and smoke seen for miles around and felt as far away as cities and towns on the shore of Long Island Sound, 30 miles away.’The power plant in Middletown, Conn is located in a remote area.
At Least 5 Dead, 12 Hurt in Connecticut Power Plant Blast
The power plant that PPL proposed in Coatesville would have been located in the center of a city of 12,000 residents.
From; FPL Energy-Questions and Answers about the Proposed Coatesville Energy Center
4. Q. Will the proposed power plant pose a danger of explosion?
A. The risk of a gas explosion at a power plant such as the one proposed by FPL Energy is extremely small.
From Daily Local News-blogs-Coatesville Roundtable-
FPL Energy fact sheet
Here's a link to a copy of the FLP Energy literature titled "Questions and Answers about the Proposed Coatesville Energy Center."
It was distributed to the audience at the last City Council meeting by Fourth Ward Councilman Kurt Schenk.
Labels: city council, Flats, FPL Energy
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