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Duff and Rilling to Host Meeting on the Future of Manresa Island

As power station shuts down, what’s to be done with the site?

"Future of Manresa Island" public meeting on Wed, Dec. 18 at 7:00p.m. Following the anticipated closing of the Manresa Island Power Plant. Matters to be discussed include plant deactivation and security, environmental concerns, zoning issues, potential for future development at the site and other related issues. The meeting will be held in the Norwalk Police Department, Community Room, 1 Monroe St in Norwalk. (Note this reflects a change in venue from earlier notifications).

“There has been a good deal of speculation and talk around town about what will happen to Manresa Island after the power plant shuts down. All of the relevant stakeholders will be gathered together at this meeting to discuss exactly that question. I would encourage anyone who is curious about the future of the site to attend,” said Senator Duff in a release.

In attendance will be State Senator Bob Duff; Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling; representatives of NRG Energy, Inc., operators of the Manresa Island Power Plant; Norwalk Police Chief Thomas E. Kulhawik; Norwalk Fire Chief Denis McCarthy; members of the Norwalk Planning Commission and Zoning Commission; and Alexis Cherichetti, Senior Environmental Officer, City of Norwalk. All members of the public and the media are also invited to attend.

 

WHAT: A public meeting to discuss the future of Manresa Island following the anticipated closing of the Manresa Island Power Plant. Matters to be discussed include plant deactivation and security, environmental concerns, zoning issues, potential for future development at the site and other related issues.

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