MA - In a first for Massachusetts, Brookline votes to ban oil and gas pipes in new buildings

A historic vote in Brookline, MA, as Mothers Out Front, friends and allies work to make sure new construction and renovations do not include fossil fuel infrastructure.

“Our goal was to make this as practical as possible, and to make this bylaw work for everyone,” said Kathleen Scanlon, an architect and Town Meeting member who serves as coordinator for Brookline Mothers Out Front. “Many communities are watching Brookline’s ... vote on this issue. We want our efforts to spread regionally and beyond.”

 

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