MCAN and partners launch a new energy campaign:

MA Power Forward

80+ Environmental Organizations, Clean Energy Businesses & Faith Groups to Launch Coordinated Campaign to Fight for Clean Energy

Simultaneous Press Conferences in Weymouth, Boston, Holyoke, Pittsfield, West Peabody and Fall River

 

WHAT:On Wednesday, 80+ environmental organizations, faith and community groups, and small businesses will join forces to launch Mass Power Forward, a brand-new statewide coalition that will provide a united front for advocates fighting polluting infrastructure and calling for a just transition to clean energy.

 

Advocates will come together at six simultaneous press conferences in Weymouth, Boston, Holyoke, Pittsfield, West Peabody and Fall River and unveil the full list of environmental organizations, community groups, small businesses and religious congregations that have endorsed the coalition’sprinciples.

 

Mass Power Forward will be particularly active at the State House, where representatives are currently considering several important energy bills regarding solar power, offshore wind and gas pipelines. A major legislative hearing on energy is scheduled for September 29.

 

WHERE AND WHEN:

Wednesday, September 9

Boston: 9:15 am at the Greater Boston Food Bank Yawkey Distribution Center, 70 S Bay Ave, Boston

Holyoke: 9 am at Holyoke City Hall, 536 Dwight St, Holyoke

Weymouth: 11 am atNewell Playground, 184 Idlewell Blvd,  Weymouth, MA

Pittsfield: 11 am outside the offices of Kinder Morgan, Kinder Morgan office, 137 North Street, Pittsfield

West Peabody: 9:30 am at Russell Trailhead at Independence Greenway, West Peabody

Fall River: time & location TBD

 

WHO: 80+ environmental organizations, faith and community groups, and small businesses from across the Commonwealth, including Environmental League of Massachusetts, Sierra Club, Toxics Action Center, Massachusetts Climate Action Network, Clean Water Action, Conservation Law Foundation, The Acadia Center, Better Future Project / 350 Mass, Boston Climate Action Network, The Appalachian Mountain Club, and many more

 

MORE INFO: http://mapowerforward.com

 

WHEN
September 09, 2015 at 9:15am - 9:15am
WHERE
Boston Food Bank

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