On November 12, 2013, I attended the hearing of the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities & Energy at which Rep. Lori Ehrlich of the 8th Essex District testified in support of H. 2935. Here’s my Storify record. Useful Links: State House News Service (Metzger) coverage of event H. 2935 on Legislature Web Site. Rep. Lori Ehrlich: Twitter:Continue reading “Coal Plant Shutdowns: Economic Justice for Communities”
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A day for outrage, a year for exponential change
Today my twelve-year-old daughter and I joined hundreds of men, women and children at Brayton Point, a coal-fired power plant in Somerset, Massachusetts. We were with Mothers Out Front and 350.org; we were with an angry mother from West Virginia coal country; we were in a community that deserves not to be the seat ofContinue reading “A day for outrage, a year for exponential change”
Triangle Points: The Scrawl, the Funnels and Me
Funnels—those are what the Brayton Point coal-fired power plant’s cooling towers look like. The image has run across my screen fleetingly over the past several months. Those concrete twin cylinders are like a little fly in my peripheral vision. It’s one of a hundred thousand images or more I’ve registered in that time, that is,Continue reading “Triangle Points: The Scrawl, the Funnels and Me”
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