Riverkeeper, Sierra Club tell JEA to address Northside plant pollution

By Wes Wolfe

The pressure is on JEA to do something about the high use of fossil fuels and the utility’s fuel mix in the future, and the Northside Generating Station is once again at the center of the debate. Advocates brought their concerns and suggestions to the JEA board of directors at their recent meeting.

Advocates urge JEA to phase out Northside Generating Station

By Brendan Rivers

Environmental advocates are calling for stricter federal pollution limits at JEA’s Northside Generating Station, and they’re urging the city-owned utility to start prioritizing clean, renewable energy sources over the fossil fuels it currently relies on.

Sierra Club, other environmental groups call on JEA to shut down coal-fired plant on Northside

By Jim Piggott

The Sierra Club and other environmental groups are calling on JEA to make major changes in Jacksonville. The groups want to see the Northside Generating Station shut down within the next 30 years. They say their studies show it’s one of the biggest air polluters in Jacksonville. The coal-fired plant has been operating since the 1970s. It’s the last coal-fired plant in Jacksonville.