Mayor Driscoll Reflects on SAFE Gas Leaks Project and Council Resolution

Salem, September 19, 2017--Last week I was pleased that the #SalemMA City Council voted to endorse the resolution below expressing our shared support for the Consumer Cost Protection Bill, which is aimed at incentivizing utility companies to make repairs to leaking natural gas pipelines. I want to also thank SAFE - Salem Alliance for the … Continue reading Mayor Driscoll Reflects on SAFE Gas Leaks Project and Council Resolution

Gas Leaks Delay Tree Planting

Dustin D. Luca published the following story in the Salem News (September 19, 2017). SALEM — Slow, small natural gas leaks are sidelining city plans to plant trees, and local leaders are calling for action to pressure utility companies to plug those leaks. The City Council is sending a letter to Beacon Hill urging legislators … Continue reading Gas Leaks Delay Tree Planting

Looking for gas leaks? Listen to the trees

In this Salem News article (August 8, 2017) reporter Dustin Luca covers SAFE's effort to address Salem's deteriorating gas infrastructure. Photo by: Ken Yuszkus SALEM — Environmental advocates are looking to the quietest victims to point out natural gas leaks: trees. The Salem Alliance for the Environment (SAFE), Salem Sound Coastwatch and city officials are … Continue reading Looking for gas leaks? Listen to the trees