Phone calls needed before June 30: Urge these Amendments to MA Energy Bill

Call your MA State Senator.   Action needed now. Senate to act before 6/30. In order to further support local clean energy resources, keep energy dollars in our communities, create good green jobs, and protect us from pollution and further damage to our climate, we ask the Senate to approve amendments to its good new energy bill that …

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Climate Action combined with Joy – this is how we do it

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Parade, performance, and CLIMATE ACTION!  The action after the celebration:  spread around Northampton tagging the gas leaks. Build awareness about the cost to the planet of leaking methane, which is a greenhouse gas 20 time more potent than co2. We want the gas companies to fix their leaks before they try to build new pipelines! …

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We Stopped Kinder Morgan; On June 28th We Stand with West Roxbury to Stop Spectra

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Houston-based Spectra Energy is building a pipeline carrying fracked gas in West Roxbury, a densely populated residential area in Boston.This high-pressure pipeline would run within a hundred feet of an active blasting quarry, through residential neighborhoods, and past several schools. Opposition to the West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline (WRLP) has been fierce and falls into two categories: Local …

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No Need for N.E.D, No Need for Any

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By Dineen O’Rourke Throughout the bitter months of winter in 2014, veiled representatives of the billion-dollar energy company Kinder Morgan knocked on the doors of residents in the small hill-towns of Massachusetts. Their company emblems were covered and their smiles were wide. “Do we have permission to survey your property? We’re collecting data for a …

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Saturday! Join the local segment of a state-wide action to say NO WAY to the pipeline tax

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 Saturday, June 4 in HOLYOKE at Veteran’s Field at 1 pm!  One pipeline down, but many more at our doorstep. Help spread the word that we will NOT pay for corporations to build last century’s infrastructure! Here are the fake bills we’ll distribute  

June 2: Northampton and Springfield Gas Leak Community Forums

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Stop the Gas Leaks Campaign Hosts Community Forums in Springfield and Northampton Date: Thursday, June 2 5 pm in Springfield Trinity Church, 361 Summer Ave. 7:30 pm in Northampton Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence, 220 Main St. With Ania Camargo: Home Energy Efficiency Team (HEET MA) Board of Directors and Mothers Out Front member. …

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From Protest to Resistance: Our latest newsletter (May 19, 2016)

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Presentation & Discussion: Community Energy and Local Innovation

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Join us for BREAKFREE 2016 in Albany This Saturday, May 14th

Break Free 2016 in Albany This Saturday, May 14th There is still time to join with many others from Western Mass who are heading to the Break Free from Fossil Fuels Mass Action to Stop the Bomb Trains in Albany on Saturday, May 14th.  If you need or can offer a ride please contact David Arbeitman from Climate Action Now ( up until noon on …

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Pipeline Action Alert: Tell the Governor and Your State Rep:  No Pipeline Tax!

The Mass House of Representatives will soon release the  Omnibus Energy Bill. The fossil fuel industry is working overtime to ensure that this bill includes a PIPELINE TAX, effectively forcing the public to finance unnecessary and dangerous gas pipeline expansion projects. This tax has the potential to help bring the Kinder Morgan fracked gas pipeline …

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