Gas pipelines and Salem's water supply: the recent proposal to build a gas pipeline here on the North Shore could adversely affect the drinking water supplies of North Shore communities. Massive amounts of weed killer (herbicide) is sprayed on a regular basis around these pipelines to prevent plants from growing near them. These herbicides can … Continue reading June 28 SAFE event: “Avoiding Flint – Protecting the Climate”
From SAFE Advisory Board Member, Stan Franzeen: On Friday May 6, Congressman Seth Moulton will be hosting an audience Q&A after a free screening of the film MERCHANTS OF DOUBT at the NPS Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty Street, Salem. Doors open at 6:00 pm, screening at 6:30 pm. Released in 2015, this satirically comic … Continue reading Free film screening in Salem: “Merchants of Doubt”
From left to right: Kathy Karch, Vice-President of SAFE; Massachusetts State Senator Joan Lovely; and Massachusetts State Representative Paul Tucker. Many thanks are in order, but first of all please sign our online petition to stop gas leaks in Massachusetts! (or click on the image just underneath our logo at the top of this … Continue reading SAFE’s new YouTube channel!
The first airing of "Who Pays for Gas Leaks?" is tonight. The half-hour panel discussion is about the two bills in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, H.2870 and H.2871, which address the problems of our aging infrastructure for the transport of natural gas, and also how the cost of the lost gas is being passed … Continue reading Tonight on SATV: “Who Pays for Gas Leaks?” (a SAFE production)
This story by Christian M. Wade, Statehouse Reporter, was printed in the 12/26/15 edition of the Salem News. Representative Lori Ehrlich filed a bill to prevent utilities from passing the bulk of costs of gas leaks on to ratepayers. A Harvard University study revealed that the cost of these leaks is $90,000,000 a year. Also, the … Continue reading Utilities under pressure to fix leaky gas pipes
Dustin Luca of the Salem News profiles Dolores Jordan, SAFE's honoree at its November 10 fundraiser (Hawthorne Hotel, 5:30): SALEM — She's the "First Lady of Derby Street," and Derby Street is coming together to celebrate her legacy of protecting and cementing the community's history in the Witch City. The Salem Alliance for the Environment … Continue reading Dolores Jordan, First Lady of Derby Street
One of Salem’s most respected, enduring and passionate activists, Dolores Jordan, will be honored at a celebration and tribute to her life at the Hawthorne Hotel on Tuesday, November 10, from 5:30-7:30 pm. A lifelong resident of Derby Street, Jordan, who is turning 87 in November, will be recognized for her many decades of civic contributions. … Continue reading Honor Dolores Jordan, Support SAFE
Wednesday October 14 6:30-8:30 pm Bentley School 25 Memorial Drive Tired of all the telemarketers and door to door canvassers trying to sell you a solar system for your home? Confused about all the options? Should you buy or lease your solar panels? Get the answers you need at this free public forum sponsored by … Continue reading SAFE SOLAR Kick-off: Get the low-down on rooftop solar!
Launchof SAFE Solar & Energy Advisors Thursday May 14, 7:00 to 8:30 First Church, 316 Essex St. Salem Confused about what makes the most sense for installing solar or doing some energy efficiency project on your home or business? SAFE has created a non-profit to offer impartial, knowledgeable advice to people on the North Shore. There … Continue reading SAFE SOLAR & ENERGY ADVISORS: SOLAR MADE EASY
October 7, 7 pm First Church in Salem, 316 Essex St. Make an informed choice on the ballot questions this November. Come to the SAFE Environmental Ballot Forum 2014. Find out why local environmental groups support a NO vote on Question 1 (Gas Tax) and a YES vote on Question 2 (Bottle Bill). Speakers are … Continue reading SAFE Environmental Ballot Forum 2014