Click Here to Send Comments to MEPA and EPA on Plymouth Airport Expansion Using Our Letter Writing Campaign. The Plymouth Municipal Airport is located on South Meadow Road in West […]
Plymouth: Attorney General Slams Selectboard and ZBA for Open Meeting Law Violations; CLWC continues to demand compliance, transparency at Town Hall
On August 4, 2023, the Attorney General slammed Plymouth Town Officials for Open Meeting Law Violations. Read the Press Release and Decision below. CLWC is continuing its campaign for accountability […]
Plymouth: ZBA, Conservation Commission challenged for approving 348-unit apartment complex on 16 acres in Colony Place
The Plymouth Selectboard made a deal with Claremont Developers behind closed doors in late 2022. In exchange for a special permit from the Zoning Board of Appeals Claremont will gift up to $3 million to the town for a water booster pump. This is a short term, 5-year solution to the town's water crisis, according to the Town Manager. Selectman Bletzer lobbied the ZBA for the permit, publicly. Claremont is deep in a web of questionable dealings. In addition, a lawsuit has been filed challenging the ZBA permit issued as part of the deal.
Carver Earth Removal Committee violated its own Bylaws by rubber-stamping incomplete, defective permit application by SLT Construction for second permit to expand the Spring Street mining operation Lawsuit by residents […]
Carver: May 10, 2023: State EFSB votes unanimously to reject petitions of two proposed battery storage facilities
BREAKING NEWS April 30, 2023 State says it plans to reject Cranberry Point application! ANNOUNCEMENT ON CRANBERRY POINT BATTERY STORAGE In a major win for opponents of the 150 megawatt Battery Energy Storage Facility (“BESS”) proposed for Carver, the state Energy Facility Siting Board (“EFSB”) plans to vote on May 10, 2023 to reject the petition of Power Plus of Texas to build the project.
Community Land & Water Coalition hosts Indigenous Resources Collaborative at Plymouth’s Herring Festival!
We had a great time on April 22, 2023 at the annual Herring Festival in Plymouth! We collaborated with Indigenous Resources Collaborative and others to present interactive and family friendly […]
AD Makepeace blatantly abuses the process for obtaining permits under the Mass Endangered Species Act State officials look the other way, pretend Plymouth mining operations are “cranberry agriculture” Hundreds of […]
Plymouth: Pyramid/Independence Mall, Aquifer Protection District threatened by 200-lot car dealership, automotive service center, car wash
Another case of Bylaws or Why Laws? So many zoning waivers why have Bylaws at all? Plymouth Planning Board releases developer, Pyramid Mall, from protective covenant; allows 5 acres of […]
Solar developer ConEdison proposes to clear-cut Pine Barrens forest, denude land for large ground mounted solar, batteries Site located on Weweantic River, ancient Native American trails to be lost Town’s […]
In Massachusetts, siting board hearings concluded on 10/31/22 on PowerPlus Cranberry Point BESS storage system. The 150 MW project will be located in a residential neighborhood abutting cranberry bogs and over a sole source drinking water aquifer. Experts testified that CP's application was incomplete and did not have adequate protections for safety and prevention of air toxics in the event of a thermal runaway that will release toxic hydrofloruide gasses.