Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: Massachusetts

Massachusetts locals accuse town mayor of ‘colluding’ with Enbridge over controversial...

“We will continue to fight the operation of this compressor station. Our goal is to make this a stranded asset for Enbridge.”

Koch academic influence returns to Massachusetts with new Tufts University think...

A network of free-market think tanks around the country tied to Koch funding that tend to oppose climate action and clean energy.

Justice Dept launches investigation into recent deaths at nursing home for...

“We will aggressively investigate recent events at the Home and, as needed, require the Commonwealth to adopt reforms to ensure patient safety in the future."

Massachusetts sues ExxonMobil for climate disinformation, greenwashing

Their collective response to climate science? To emphasize uncertainty and keep fossil fuels flowing.

Massachusetts energy secretary engaged in Enbridge facility review while negotiating job...

Massachusetts’ ethics laws prohibit state employees from participating in matters where they may benefit financially as they seek prospective employment.

As natural gas infrastructure decisions loom, Massachusetts Gov. Baker invests in...

“Since the governor is weighing in on major projects designed to boost the gas industries in the state, it is not at all appropriate for him to invest personally in the same sector that he may develop, with tax dollars."

More evidence of undisclosed carcinogens at site of Enbridge’s proposed greater...

“The fact that they would just ignore these samples is extremely troubling. It’s a clear threat to the health of children and families in the Fore River Basin.”

After approving Enbridge Permit, Massachusetts’ Environment Secretary lands job with project’s...

Citizens and experts who are appealing the permit have included these revelations in their appeal, which the DEP will hear next month.

Enbridge gave Massachusetts studies by climate denier, ALEC associate in gas...

“To be taking the work of climate deniers at this time is unconscionable."

Sens. Warren and Markey call on Columbia Gas to repair damaged...

"Columbia Gas and NiSource must provide reassurance that all of the municipalities’ requests will be met, in order to have a chance of rebuilding trust while rebuilding infrastructure."

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A study published in 2020 that concluded that the U.S. is the largest global source of plastic waste, including plastics shipped to other countries that later are mismanaged.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."