East Falls resident Karen Melton reminds us there’s still time to fight a proposed SEPTA power plant that could contribute to air pollution in our neighborhood. 

An online app that shows the distance between two points “as the crow flies” shows my block in East Falls is exactly a mile from the site of SEPTA’s proposed gas-fired electric generation plant at Wissahickon and Roberts Avenue.

SEPTA has said we don’t need to worry about the plant adding pollution in Nicetown because they’re going to build a really tall stack to disperse it, which I guess means to our neighborhood.

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