Manresa power plant

  • Thorough Manresa Island cleanup cost pegged at $31M to $60M

    Updated, 2:30 p.m.: PDF of PowerPoint presentation added.  NORWALK, Conn. – A “shallow excavation” of part of Manresa Island would cost $31 million, a Licensed Environmental Professional told about 100 people Monday. If you were to do the rest of “AOC-1,” it could be an additional $29.5 million, according to a slide shown by Lynn…

  • A documentary for teens, an event for families and a Manresa Island study workshop

    Updated, 1:39 p.m.: Manresa Island survey link made functional. NORWALK, Conn. —  Here’s a sampling of imminent Norwalk happenings: A documentary: ‘Screenagers’ YMCA free community event Workshop for Manresa Island Reuse Study

  • Norwalk looks for Manresa Island options

    NORWALK, Conn. – Best to have information should an opportunity come along, Manresa Association President Charlie Taney said. That is why Norwalk has agreed to split the cost of a study 50/50 with the Manresa Association, Taney said, explaining a Request for Proposals that went out last week.

  • As Manresa issue slowly percolates, neighbors dig for information

    NORWALK, Conn. – After a year of intensive study, Charlie Taney has a good understanding of the issues surrounding Manresa Island and is pessimistic as to its outcome, he said. But he and the Manresa Association have an idea for a proactive step, and are trying to convince Norwalk to spend money on it. The…

  • Options for closed Manresa power plant undefined at present

    NORWALK, Conn. – Questions were plentiful but answers regarding the future of Manresa Island were few during an informational meeting held Wednesday at Norwalk Police headquarters. Up to 80 people attended the meeting called by state Sen. Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) and Mayor Harry Rilling, many of them peppering NRG officials with questions in a discussion…