coal dust Dunkirk NY power plant

coal dust Dunkirk NY power plant

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jones

Dunkirk, NY

#1 Jan 14, 2011
this has been a big problem for years,, many people have tryed to have things done about it good luck
dirty dog

Dunkirk, NY

#2 Jan 14, 2011
Yes it has many people have been trying to do something about this as far back as I remember,,was a big push in the late 60's early 70's.. aspecialy when they rebuilt the the waterfront and peir.. It use to be alot worse then than it is now,, the clean air act made them do something about the smoke stacks but not the pile..
coal man

Fredonia, NY

#3 Jan 14, 2011
Thats not coal dust,, Its exhaust from the equipment
STEVE

Buffalo, NY

#4 Jan 22, 2011
look alot of people have been sick with cancer, heart issues ,breathing problems i belive people should get together they burn coal out the huge stacks that falls out over our towns..... duh.. they need to be checked to see whats comming outta them pipes it cant be good?
lilypad

Buffalo, NY

#5 Jan 23, 2011
This has been a concern to me..I live close and in the summer, on a breezy day, this coal dust comes in my windows and lives a nice layer of black in my kitchen..Makes me wonder just how much of that I breathe in
joe white

Fredonia, NY

#6 Jan 23, 2011
lilypad wrote:
This has been a concern to me..I live close and in the summer, on a breezy day, this coal dust comes in my windows and lives a nice layer of black in my kitchen..Makes me wonder just how much of that I breathe in
i if i were you contact the health dept or even the EPA and have them come get a sample. that way you may be able to make a case. i don't know the solution other than the installation of a water mist to keep the dust down. good luck!
the mare

Dunkirk, NY

#7 Jan 23, 2011
jones wrote:
this has been a big problem for years,, many people have tryed to have things done about it good luck
I,m not denying coal blows off the pile. But in that video there is no wind(look at the water). What your seeing it the exhust from the cat d9n! Get your facts straight.
lilypad

Buffalo, NY

#8 Jan 23, 2011
the mare wrote:
<quoted text>I,m not denying coal blows off the pile. But in that video there is no wind(look at the water). What your seeing it the exhust from the cat d9n! Get your facts straight.
No wind??? How do you explain the little flag blowing on one of the boats...and the water is all ripply...Its sure not exhaust that I'm wiping from my furniture!
lilypad

Buffalo, NY

#9 Jan 23, 2011
And you can hear the wind hitting the microphone in the video!
Smarter than You

Dunkirk, NY

#10 Jan 23, 2011
lilypad wrote:
This has been a concern to me..I live close and in the summer, on a breezy day, this coal dust comes in my windows and lives a nice layer of black in my kitchen..Makes me wonder just how much of that I breathe in
bullsh*T
Smarter than You

Dunkirk, NY

#11 Jan 23, 2011
lilypad wrote:
And you can hear the wind hitting the microphone in the video!
You mean the wind that is carrying the exhaust toward the water??? If that stuff is getting in your house, you must live in Canada!
Smarter than You

Dunkirk, NY

#12 Jan 23, 2011
STEVE wrote:
look alot of people have been sick with cancer, heart issues ,breathing problems i belive people should get together they burn coal out the huge stacks that falls out over our towns..... duh.. they need to be checked to see whats comming outta them pipes it cant be good?
Do you not read the paper?? The EPA required air scrubbers be installed in that facility that cost millions of dollars. Do you really think it could be illegal after all of that?
Smarter than You

Dunkirk, NY

#13 Jan 23, 2011
lilypad wrote:
This has been a concern to me..I live close and in the summer, on a breezy day, this coal dust comes in my windows and lives a nice layer of black in my kitchen..Makes me wonder just how much of that I breathe in
solution: MOVE!
Leonard

Dunkirk, NY

#14 Jan 23, 2011
Smarter than You wrote:
<quoted text>solution: MOVE!
Why are you so angry? Lighten up and try being respectful.
lilypad

Buffalo, NY

#15 Jan 23, 2011
Leonard wrote:
<quoted text>Why are you so angry? Lighten up and try being respectful.
Thats ok, Leonard...These are the kinda responses I always get on Topix no matter what I post...I'm so done with it
ABC

Youngstown, NY

#16 Jan 23, 2011
lilypad wrote:
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Thats ok, Leonard...These are the kinda responses I always get on Topix no matter what I post...I'm so done with it
I know a couple of people who live down near the power plant. Most of them use central air to keep their homes cool and the black stuff out. When they do want to open windows for some of the "fresh" stuff, they open only the ones that do not face in the direction of the plant. Not sure if central air is an option, but might be worth looking into.
joe white

Fredonia, NY

#17 Jan 23, 2011
lilypad wrote:
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Thats ok, Leonard...These are the kinda responses I always get on Topix no matter what I post...I'm so done with it
look we have our moments but like i said earlier,if you are getting coal dust in your domicle you need to get the health department or the EPA involved. i don't want anyone to be harmed no matter if i differ in opinion or not. coal dust is not a good thing to inhale.
the mare

Dunkirk, NY

#18 Jan 24, 2011
lilypad wrote:
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No wind??? How do you explain the little flag blowing on one of the boats...and the water is all ripply...Its sure not exhaust that I'm wiping from my furniture!
It takes about 3 mph wind to push that little plastic flag. Not nearly enough to carry coal dust. What your seeing in the video is soot from the bulldozer.
bigg

Dunkirk, NY

#19 Jan 24, 2011
the mare wrote:
<quoted text>It takes about 3 mph wind to push that little plastic flag. Not nearly enough to carry coal dust. What your seeing in the video is soot from the bulldozer.
3 mph of wind to move the flag? you have no clue what your talking about!!! the coal dust is much lighter tah the flag... and as everyone knows there is always a breeze off the lake..and if you go down there today and look at the snow on the shore you can see the coal dust on it.. when im parked at the boat launch and come back it all on my white truck..face it this is a seriuos problem ,,,one we have had for years
what the

United States

#20 Jan 24, 2011
The coal dust is in the harbor. I have snorkeled near the out-let. Where there is sand, the is coal dust several inches beneath that. Coal dust is constantly being blown, from the constant winds. Exhaust from the machines? OK Copernicus: that really makes sense. I'm not saying coal dust is bad: but it is in the harbor, it is a component of the bottom. It is visible if you move the sand. It is there. Period, end of argument.

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