Massachusetts is once again leading the way on climate by requiring its largest electric company, Eversource, to make sure its substations, poles, wires, and operations are ready for the worst that our changing climate might bring.
At the end of June, Eversource and National Grid — two of New England’s biggest utilities — along with pipeline operator Enbridge, withdrew plans for a $3.2 billion natural gas pipeline known as Access Northeast. The companies have been pushing for this dirty fossil fuel pipeline for years, and wanted New England families and businesses… Continue reading Another Win for New England: Moving Beyond the Access Northeast Pipeline
For eight years we’ve been fighting against Eversource’s proposed Northern Pass project. New England didn’t really need it then, and we certainly don’t need it now. It’s time for the idea to be retired.
… Merrimack Station and Schiller Station have long been the target of environmental groups, including the Conservation Law Foundation, which has consistently listed the plants among the so-called “Dirty Dozen” of New England polluters. “Merrimack Station and Schiller Station power plants earn the award for the millions of pounds of toxic air pollution and greenhouse… Continue reading Eversource Deal Signals End To Coal Power In NH