December 13, 2019

 
 
 
 
WEYMOUTH / ENBRIDGE COMPRESSOR
Shame on Enbridge Standout!

SATURDAY — DECEMBER 14, 2019
9 AM – 2 PM
55 Bridge St
North Weymouth, MA

For the last week, including Saturday, Enbridge has been staging equipment as they prepare to dig up the toxic North Parcel (proposed compressor station site) for their fracked-gas compressor station. Residents of the South Shore and our allies around Massachusetts will not sit back and let Enbridge further pollute our air, soil, and climate.

Join FRRACS this Saturday from 9am - 2pm for a “Shame on Enbridge” demonstration at the North Parcel.

Invite your friends and neighbors and feel free to bring signs.
Be sure to dress warmly and prepare for rain, as it looks like it may be raining on Saturday. The areas that Enbridge has set aside for residents is prone to flood and isn’t accessible. There will be an accessible space to gather in the public park right next to the North Parcel.


TUESDAY — DECEMBER 17, 2019 — QUINCY, MA
Nonviolent Direct Action Training (NVDA). If you want to learn more about direct action and how you can support the fight to stop the compressor, we encourage you to attend this training. RSVP here. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.
Date and Time: Tues., Dec 17 from 6:30-9:30pm
Location: Fore River Club, Quincy


New Documentary: Telling the Stories
This week FRRACS premiered their new short film "Telling the Stories". This film shares the personal stories of people who have been impacted by air pollution in the Fore River Basin, while at the same time showing the beauty of the Basin

» Watch the film here


NEWS

Mass Attorney General Maura Healey Calls out ISO New England: Shape Massachusetts' Clean Energy Future

Tell ISO New England that you want rules to promote affordable clean energy, healthy communities, and climate protection.
» Sign the petition

New England’s energy system is more expensive and more polluting than it should be. Whether our energy system uses clean energy or fossil fuels matters. Dirty fossil fuels cost Massachusetts residents more in pollution, health harms, and climate impacts. I am calling on ISO New England to adopt energy market rules that promote affordable clean energy, healthy communities, and climate protection.

EVENTS
TUESDAY — DECEMBER 17, 2019 — PITTSFIELD, MA
Fossil Fuel Divestment: what it is, why it matters, how to do it. Come join us on December 17th for a discussion on fossil fuel divestment with BEAT’s very own advocacy coordinator, Logan Malik. We start gathering around 5:15pm and Logan will speak at 6pm in the private dining room at Patrick's Pub in downtown Pittsfield, MA.

Prior to joining BEAT, Logan spent several years working to get large, academic institutions to divest their endowments from fossil fuels. His efforts ultimately led to Clare Hall - one of 31 Colleges at the University of Cambridge - divesting of its £32m endowment, becoming the first College to commit to full divestment.

As part of the discussion, Logan will talk about his experience working in the divestment movement, why divesting is an important form of climate action, and what you can do to be a part of this movement.

» Facebook Event Page

***special location for December 2019***
5:15 PM – 7 PM
Patrick's Pub
26 Bank Row
Pittsfield, MA

• Many more events on the No Fracked Gas in Mass Events page



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