Protesters Call for a Halt to Three Massachusetts Pipeline Projects

Activists march to Boston to battle three major projects they say will lock the state into fossil fuel dependence for decades. By Phil McKenna Hundreds of environmental activists protested at the Massachusetts Statehouse this week against natural gas pipeline projects that would significantly increase the amount of fracked gas delivered to the eastern part of the state. Pipeline opponents said the added capacity isn’t needed, would rely on increases in consumer utility rates, and would lock the state into future dependence on fossil fuels and their related emissions for decades. See Also: Wave of Fossil Fuel Project Cancellations Follows Keystone XL Rejection 2015: The Year the Environmental Movement Knocked Out Keystone XL Property Rights Outcry Stops Billion-Dollar Pipeline Project in Georgia read more


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