Smart Power in MA

Monday Action 8/29/16: Help our State to Ask Smart Energy Questions To Prevent Wrong Infrastructure Build-Up.

Use the information in the sample letter below for calling your State Senator or Representative or to copy and paste the text of the letter into your own email or letter to your Senator or Rep. See the contact info below.


Dear Senator Rosenberg and Representative Story,

I am urgently concerned about climate change. This is the gravest threat facing us all and future generations depend on us to halt it. Therefore I oppose all new fossil fuel infrastructure and need a fair price on carbon.

Thank you for filing together with your colleagues as intervenors in Berkshire Gas’ proceeding at the DPU.

I am very concerned that energy companies including Berkshire Gas are still trying to create market conditions that they can use to justify new interstate pipeline projects.  I therefore urge you to engage an expert in this proceeding to present a plan to meet the region’s energy needs through energy efficiency, demand management, and fixing the leaks. An expert can offer solutions that the gas company will not put forward on its own.

Please take this opportunity to show that there is a better way forward for our communities and our children, than perpetually expanding fossil fuel infrastructure, locking us into fossil fuels for the foreseeable future.
Sincerely,

YOUR NAME

YOUR TOWN

With Mothers Out Front

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Contact: State Senator Stan Rosenberg
To call: (617) 722-1500
To email
To write a letter:
State House Office
24 Beacon Street, Room 332,
Boston, MA 02133

It’s key to also send this message to your Representative, Ellen Story:

Ellen.Story@mahouse.gov
State House
Room 277
Boston, MA 02133

Phone: 617-722-2012

Not your Rep or Senator? Look up yours here


* Curious about the Berkshire Gas Moratorium? Masslive has this great article:
http://www.masslive.com/politics/index.ssf/2016/07/rosenberg_kulik_and_mark_push.html

Well done! See you next week.

And remember, friends don’t let friends ignore climate change. Forward Monday Actions today.


In Person:
8/30 The DPU Hearing is 7:00pm Tuesday, 8/30 at the Greenfield Middle School – we hope that everyone available will show up and if you wish, comment!

8/29 TODAY: Community Forum on Climate with the candidates for State Rep for Amherst, Pelham and Granby District 1.
Monday August 29 7-9pm at the UU in Amherst, 121 N. Pleasant St.
If you haven’t heard all the candidates speak in person, this is the last chance before theSeptember 8th (that’s a Thursday!) election.
Sponsored by the green committees of local churches and Climate Action Now.

9/11 Mothers Out Front House Party: Sunday, September 11, 4-6:15 pm in South Amherst, MA
Please join us for an empowering and engaging presentation and discussion party with Mothers Out Front. We have a short but real window of opportunity to protect all of our children and the children of future generations. There is urgency, but there is also hope. For directions and if you need childcare RSVP to alisapearson at hotmail dot com

YOU WILL LEARN TO:
—Support and inspire one another.
—Find a role, if you wish, in our Gas Leaks campaign.
—Act on our inspirations and strengthen our “civic muscles” as we find ways to help our planet.

Feel free to bring an interested friend or neighbor. Child care is available (please let us know by 9/6 if you need care).

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Thanks for all you do. Onward!
Visit our Mothers Out Front webpage for details about other ways to join us in person and online.

In collaboration,
Your Community Organizing Team
Mothers Out Front – Pioneer Valley

http://www.mothersoutfront.org/amherst_community_team

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