Mothers Out Front New York #INTHENEWS! Climate change action organizations are pushing New York State as it works to define its renewable energy standards to move away from dirty fossil fuels as soon as possible.
The 2016 Cambridge Climate Congress is set to start Oct. 1 with the theme of “Building a Community of Response to Climate Change,” led by climate activist groups such as Green Cambridge in partnership with Mayor E. Denise Simmons and city councillor Jan Devereux.
MASS POWER FORWARD COALITION CELEBRATES SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT’S DECISION TO STRIKE DOWN PIPELINE TAX
Mothers Out is a proud partner of the Mass Power Forward coalition and is pleased to share today's joint announcement!
Earlier today, the Supreme Judicial Court STRUCK DOWN the so-called “pipeline tax” (ENGIE Gas & LNG LLC v. Department of Public Utilities -- SJC 12051), which would have forced electric ratepayers to subsidize new gas pipelines.
"Climate-minded local groups like Mothers Out Front and email@example.com staged a protest, held meetings, contacted local leaders and even took to the streets with flags in hand to mark the city’s largest leaks in July."
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Mass Power Forward Applauds State Commitment to Renewable Energy, Calls on Governor to Stop the Pipeline Tax
Mothers Out Front has been proudly working with the Mass Power Forward coalition on the energy omnibus bill. Below is the joint statement on the legislation.
Please find Bedford Mother Out Front Sue Swanson's reaction to the bill here.
"The team found 'a preponderance of small gas leaks and a few very large gas leaks,' she said. 'These few large leaks contribute disproportionately to overall methane emissions and are considered “super-emitters,' she added. Around 7 percent of the gas leaks surveyed accounted for 50 percent of methane emissions in the Greater Boston area, Margaret Hendrick, a PhD student at Boston University, noted."
Tuesday, July 12th saw hundreds of people fill the rows at a Boston City Council Hearing called by Councilor Matt O'Malley. Mothers, fathers, friends and allies are holding the utilities accountable for fixing #gasleaks in our city. Mothers Out Front Downtown Boston and Jamaica Plain teams worked hard with our allies and in our communities to get this hearing. Now we need results. How can you help? Please SIGN THE PETITION!
Read the new blog with Bradley M. Campbell, President of the Conservation Law Foundation and Kelsey Wirth, our Co-Founder and Chair in support of Massachusetts Attorney General, Maura Healey:
Mothers Out Front is proud to join our partners in this announcement: