Board of Health Advocates Caution

Salem Board of Health Speaks Out on Health Effects of Proposed Gas Infrastructure by Patricia A. Gozemba Salem cares about the health and safety effects of gas leaks. The Salem Board of Health on July 10th joined 67 other municipalities in Massachusetts in voting to send a letter to Gov. Charlie Baker making these specific … Continue reading Board of Health Advocates Caution

As Trump Rolls Back Environmental Regs, Coal Operations Expand

The following story, authored by SAFE board member Karen Kahn, is reposted from the Nonprofit Quarterly. Rural Action, an Appalachian Ohio nonprofit, has spent two decades working to clean up a watershed in Southeastern Ohio polluted by old coal mines. Now, the organization and its supporters are fighting the permitting of a new surface mine proposed by … Continue reading As Trump Rolls Back Environmental Regs, Coal Operations Expand

350 MA Releases 2017-18 Legislative Agenda

SAFE has been collaborating with 350MA and is happy to express support for this year's legislative agenda. This year's priorities are renewable energy, improving infrastructure to stop methane gas leaks, and stopping the expansion of gas pipelines that will carry fracked gas to coastal communities for export: Stop the Pipeline Tax ✧ Oppose any legislative … Continue reading 350 MA Releases 2017-18 Legislative Agenda

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