None of us should be living in homes with leaking natural gas/methane that causes asthma and COPD. But some of us do. Usually we’ll smell the gas, but sometimes we become so accustomed to the odor (turning on a gas stove) that we begin to ignore it. Don’t. Compound the known presence of leaking gas … Continue reading Indoor Air Quality-Methane in Our Houses?
Need convincing about why we should have hope as we tackle Coastal Resiliency? Michael Kimmelman shows and tells us what Rotterdam is doing. Succeeding in dealing with rising seas, "The Dutch Have Solutions to Rising Seas. The World Is Watching." ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands — The wind over the canal stirred up whitecaps and rattled cafe … Continue reading Coastal Resiliency Forum 12.6.18, 7pm 12 Federal St., Salem, MA
SAFE is excited to be presenting SSCW Exec. Dir. Barbara Warren speaking on the topic of coastal resiliency at the SSCW headquarters at 12 Federal St., Salem. Audience limited to 30! To reserve your seat email salemSAFE@gmail.com and you will receive an email confirmation.
by Pat Gozemba Our esteemed co-chair and Salem icon Jeff has left town, but he is not forgotten. Join SAFE in honoring him at the Hawthorne on Nov. 12 from 5:30-7:30. Tickets are available online Honoring Jeff Barz Snell or you can mail a check made out to SAFE to Treasurer David Rowand at 109 Columbus Ave. … Continue reading Honoring Jeff Barz Snell 11.12.18, 5:30-7:30
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
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
by Patricia A. Gozemba Tuesday, March 6 at 7 PM - 9 PM 45 Pauline St, Winthrop, MA Clean Water Action, Mothers Out Front, and Mass Power Forward are bringing people from the fracking fields of the Marcellus Shale in PA to MA to share their stories of the daily horrors that they live with … Continue reading PA to MA: The Fracking Connection