McNeil Generating Station
Operating           Total Power
59.5 MW
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Address

111 Intervale Road
Burlington, VT 05401
United States
Chittenden County
Latitude: 44.49353
Longitude: -73.20833
Year Opened: 1984
Water Source: Wells
Notes
Burns whole tree chips.
Retrofitted in 1989 to burn natural gas alone or in combination with wood. Does not run regularly, but has to start up 210 times annually.

Joseph C. McNeil Generating Station of the Burlington Electric Department.
Located within 500 ft of residential neighborhood. Locals published a youtube video about it causing negative health effects.

We have created a special map that documents the sourcing of whole trees for this facility: www.energyjustice.net/map/mcneil
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Data Sources

2012 U.S. Biomass Power Map
EIA 2008
EIA 2012 Form 860
EIA 2014 Form 860
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Environmental Justice Analysis

Distance (miles)0 2.5 5 10 25
American Indian0.2%0.3%0.3%0.3%0.3%
Asian10.6%4.2%4.1%3.7%2.5%
Black14.0%4.4%3.8%2.9%2.0%
Hispanic1.9%2.8%2.5%2.1%1.8%
White69.4%85.8%87.2%89.1%91.8%
Population2,05334k67k106k183k
Income$46k$40k$51k$58k$67k
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Unit Information

PowerTypeStatusFuelSecondary Fuel(s)
60 MWOperatingWood Waste Solids Natural Gas Oil

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