Entergy wants people to think that their new gas plant in Michoud will provide reliable energy and solve power outages. However, according to Entergy's own data and representatives the plant wouldn't solve 99% of the outages, which are linked to problems with the transmission and distribution system (Don't Be Left In the Dark). What else aren't they telling you?
1) It's Too Costly
Not only does Entergy not pay a single penny for the plant, they are guaranteed to make tens of millions of dollars in profit- all paid by New Orleans residents.
EVERY ENTERGY CUSTOMER WILL PAY MORE EVERY MONTH FOR:
2) It's Too Dangerous
Serious HEALTH THREATS include:
3) It's Too Risky
Serious FLOOD RISKS include:
4) It's Unfair
RACIAL DISCRIMINATION would result by:
5) It Lacks Input and Transparency
NEW ORLEANIANS KEPT IN THE DARK as a result of:
What you can do
Call or email your Council Members and urge them to establish a fair process for New Orleans residents to have a voice in the decision on Entergy’s proposed projects.
Attend the City Council Utility, Cable, Telecommunications and Technology Committee meeting on Wednesday, Decemeber 13 at 10 am in Council Chambers at City Hall.
Sign the Petition
Members of the City Council Committee on Utilities:
Jason Williams (At-Large), Committee Chair firstname.lastname@example.org | 658-1070
Jared Brosset (Dist. D), Committee Member email@example.com | 658-1040
James Gray (Dist. E), Committee Member firstname.lastname@example.org | 658-1050
Susan Guidry (Dist. A), Committee Member email@example.com | 658-1010
Stacy Head (At-Large), Committee Member shead@ nola.gov | 658-1060
Collection of writings from Public Interest Intervenors DSCEJ, AAE, Sierra Club, 350 NOLA, and VAYLA.