Rep. Paul Tucker Supports Carbon Pricing

Kudos to Rep. Paul Tucker for taking a bold stand on carbon pricing. In an age where we are looking for leadership to help us solve the problems of the climate crisis, groups like SAFE increasingly turn to our local and state elected officials. Rep. Tucker has not failed us on environmental issues and so … Continue reading Rep. Paul Tucker Supports Carbon Pricing

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

SJC nixes ‘pipeline tax’/Says Baker administration order violated intent of earlier laws

Ratepayers will not have not pay a special tax so that new natural gas pipelines can be built in Massachusetts. From Bruce Mohl (Editor, CommonWealth Magazine) -- THE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT ruled on Wednesday that the Baker administration can not authorize the state’s electric utilities to tap their ratepayers for the money to finance a … Continue reading SJC nixes ‘pipeline tax’/Says Baker administration order violated intent of earlier laws

“Gas Pipelines and Salem’s Water Supply,” Parts I and II, are now on YouTube

Go to SAFE's YouTube channel to watch the recording of the June 28th event. Video published on Jul 9, 2016 Avoiding Flint - Protecting the Climate Sponsored by SAFE Part I (0 to 32 minute marker) Introductions by Jeff Barz-Snell, Co-Chair of SAFE "The Voice of the River," by Wayne Castonguay (Executive Director of the … Continue reading “Gas Pipelines and Salem’s Water Supply,” Parts I and II, are now on YouTube

From the Mass. Climate Action Network: the Energy Omnibus Bill is in the House TODAY

[Below are detailed ideas on what to ask for in the bill, and a link to find out who your Mass. elected officials are.] ------------------- Massachusetts has been a national leader on clean energy,  but now are at a crossroads: we are poised to invest billions of dollars to replace retiring power plants and make … Continue reading From the Mass. Climate Action Network: the Energy Omnibus Bill is in the House TODAY