People’s Climate March 2017: April 29

Join WRSE and people around the country to participate in the 2017 People’s Climate March! If you can go to Washington, DC, on April 29, click here for more information. If you cannot make the trip to DC, plan to join us in Boston for a sister event on Boston Common on April 29: rally from noon to 1 pm; action tables, activities, and art-making from 1 to 3:30 pm. Click here for more details about the Boston event or go to the Facebook event page here. Read More »

Video of PHMSA 2/28 community meeting

To watch the videotape of the Feb. 28 meeting WRSE held with the community liaison rep from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) in regard to the West Roxbury Lateral pipeline, click here: 2-28-2017 Community PHMSA Meeting link. To view the PHMSA rep’s PowerPoint presentation, click here: PDF Presentation—PHMSA. For a written overview of the meeting, click here and read the update dated March 3, 2017. Read More »

Community meeting Feb. 28: The West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline and PHMSA

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) took over jurisdiction of the West Roxbury Lateral pipeline once it became operational in January. Join WRSE to hear from a PHMSA representative on Feb. 28 about what this means. Read More »

November 1, 2016, community meeting: West Roxbury Lateral pipeline

Join Councilor O’Malley, SWRL, and WRSE for an informational meeting on the current status of the high-pressure pipeline and Metering & Regulating Station construction and readiness to be put into operation. Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 7 to 9 pm at the Area E-5 Police Station community room at the Holy Name Rotary, 1708 Centre St., West Roxbury. Read More »

Let’s Eliminate Plastic Bags in Boston!

Add your thoughts now: Survey. Plastic bags harm our environment, take 12 million barrels of petroleum a year to produce (just for those used in the U.S.), contribute significantly to litter in our streets, and wreak havoc with Boston’s single-stream recycling equipment when residents try to recycle plastic bags in our big blue bins. The Boston City Council is convening working-group sessions to discuss eliminating plastic bags in Boston and the best way to do so, and everyone is invited to contribute to the discussion. Read More »

October 15 film screening/discussion: “This Changes Everything”

WRSE co-sponsors the screening of the film adaptation and discussion of Naomi Klein’s book This Changes Everything on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 6:30 pm. Join us to view this documentary about the effects of climate change on real people in real places today. Hosted by City Council President Michelle Wu at the Roslindale Congregational Church, 25 Cummins Highway. Free and open to all. Read More »