Join WRSE to vigil against the Back Bay Billionaires’ Pipeline

On October 10 at noon please join WRSE and other member groups of the Boston Clean Energy Coalition for the weekly vigil to oppose the new gas pipeline that is currently being constructed in the Back Bay. RSVP here on Facebook. Read More »

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Upcoming Safety Hearing on Gas Pipelines in Boston

The Boston City Council will be examining the safety of the gas infrastructure in Boston in the wake of the recent gas explosions in the Merrimack Valley. Check back here for the date once the hearing is scheduled. Read More »

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Boston plastic bag ban goes into effect Dec. 14

December will bring the ban on single-use plastic bags throughout Boston. Visit the City’s website page on the ordinance and its implementation for more information. And if you don’t already, put a supply of reusable bags in your car and a foldup one in your purse or briefcase so you will be ready! (And why wait? Get in the habit of using them now!) Read More »

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Community Choice Energy: Implementation finally under way

First steps are finally taken by the Department of the Environment, Energy, and Open Space to being implementation of this important program. Read More »

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Drive Green: Electric car discounts

Green Energy (formerly Mass Energy)—a nonprofit with the mission to make energy more affordable and environmentally sustainable—has made its program discounts permanent! Anyone is eligible to receive a discount to purchase or lease any of a number of electric vehicles. Be sure to check out Drive Green now if you are considering buying an electric car. Read More »

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Looking for ways to engage in environmental activism?

WRSE has heard from many of you asking for recommendations of ways to get involved more actively with saving our planet now that the former goals of the EPA are in jeopardy and climate change deniers are in charge. WRSE makes some suggestions. Read More »

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The West Roxbury Lateral pipeline

Since Sept. 2, 2014, when WRSE first learned of the plans to build a high-pressure (750 psi) natural gas pipeline in the Grove area of West Roxbury, including a Metering & Regulating Station across the street from the blasting quarry there, we have tried to follow and influence the situation. Click this post to see a list of the information we have shared to date. Read More »

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