Blocking Kinder Morgan

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Organized Pipeline Opponents Say Their Fight is Far From Over

… While it has been left to pipeline companies to assume the financial risk for building new infrastructure, said CLF spokesman Josh Block, “what they’re trying to do is put consumers’ money on the line for their pipeline, a pipeline that it’s clear is unnecessary for the energy market. That’s why this is so problematic.”…

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Natural Gas Has No Place in Our Clean Energy Future
by David Ismay

By David Ismay and Caitlin Peale Sloan Massachusetts stands at a crossroads, and the stakes could hardly be higher: Will we invest in a clean and healthy energy future for our children and grandchildren? Or will we continue to subsidize the failing fossil fuel industry that pollutes our air, water, and climate? That is the…

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Political Stall Tactics Give Dirty Gas an Edge in Massachusetts
by David Ismay

Massachusetts’ Department of Public Utilities, the agency charged with overseeing our utilities and protecting ratepayers’ rights (among other duties), has been pretty busy over the past year. But it hasn’t been diligently protecting consumers’ interests – instead, the Department has been hard at work rigging the state’s energy market in favor of Governor Baker’s polluting…

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Kinder Morgan’s Pipe Dream is Economic Nightmare

… A growing body of evidence – topped by a November 2015 report done on behalf of the Massachusetts Attorney General – demonstrates undeniably that more natural gas capacity is not needed and any claims to the contrary are more fallacy and delusion than sound economics. Why would we lock ourselves into decades of the dirty fuels of yesterday…

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Update on the Invenergy Power Plant
by Jerry Elmer

The Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB), which is considering a proposal to permit a new 900 MW fossil fuel power plant in Burrillville, Rhode Island, held two meetings this month. January 12 Preliminary Hearing On January 12, the EFSB held a Preliminary Hearing in the Docket. At the Preliminary Hearing, Invenergy presented a broad overview of…