HD1173: An Act Relative to Protecting Consumers of Gas and Electricity from Paying for Leaked and Unaccounted for Gas

“An Act relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas.” HD1173 bore 51 legislators’ signatures when filed on sponsor day by Representative Lori Ehrlich. The Senate companion legislation was filed by Senator Jamie Eldridge (SD1378). This new bill, summarized below, will help … Continue reading

How Many Electric Cars Do We Need to Save the Planet?

By Gina Coplon-Newfield and Mike Walker. Published in Huffington Post February 18, 2015 Compared to conventional cars, plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This is true even after accounting for the power plant emissions from the electricity to charge them. That’s why environmental groups have been calling … Continue reading

Kinder Morgan is Holding New “Open House” Meetings in January and February

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) sends representatives to these meetings to understand public concerns. The more people who attend these meetings, the more FERC will get the message we don’t want or need this pipeline. The need for more gas and/or oil is grossly overstated by Kinder Morgan and … Continue reading