December 21, 2020

 
 
 
 

SHORT NOTICE!
Take Action Against Springfield Biomass Plant
Tuesday, December 22, 2020


From our friends at Springfield Climate Justice Coalition, Neighbor to Neighbor, Massachusetts Jobs with Justice & more:

We all deserve clean air.
Springfield needs you...Biomass will hurt all of us!!!


Help reach out to MA legislators on Tuesday, December 22nd from 3:30PM - 6PM to oppose harmful biomass in our state!



The 2050 Climate Roadmap Bill currently lists biomass electricity plants as “non-carbon emitting” sources of energy, which is false. Wood-burning biomass incinerators emit more CO2 than burning fossil fuels. This bill as written would pave the way for Palmer Renewable to build a biomass plant in East Springfield, which would further pollute the air in an economically distressed Environmental Justice community known as the “Asthma Capital of the US''. It would also open the door to other potential biomass facilities in Massachusetts, polluting the air there, too.
The Climate Roadmap Bill will be decided on by the end of the year, so we need to act now. Join the Springfield Climate Justice Coalition, the Springfield community, and public health and climate activists across the state for our action on Dec 22nd.

» Sign up at bit.ly/BiomassAction
» Facebook event page


Homeowners, Renters, Landlords - This Program's for YOU!
MASS SAVE Extends 100% Off Qualifying Insulation for Moderate Income Customers

Fill out the Online Home Energy Assessment at MassSave.com/OHEA

Or if you're a Small Business owner, call
844-887-1400.
Whether you rent or own your business location, you'll want to save money!


HELP US TO HELP YOU!
Would you like to engage your community group, neighborhood association or employees in participating in the MassSave program?
Talk to us!  Let us know what group communication method works best for you during this time of social isolation: info for your regular organization newsletters, conference call, Zoom meeting or presentation.

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For even more environmental news, info, and events, check out the latest newsletters from our colleagues at Berkshire Environmental Action Team (BEAT) and Berkshire Zero Waste Initiative (BZWI)!





 
 
 
 
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