December 01, 2016

The Patriot Ledger Op-Ed: Natural gas projects prioritize profit over safety

Because we must import nearly all of our fossil fuels from other states or abroad, Massachusetts must be very thoughtful about energy policy and how it affects both our families and our businesses. Over the last decade, we have helped lead the nation in innovations about how to produce and use energy, making significant advances in energy efficiency, clean energy, and a modernized electricity grid.

But not all changes move us into a more secure future. Pending proposals to construct natural gas pipelines, compressor stations, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks in populated or environmentally sensitive areas raise serious concerns about our future energy systems.

Read the full op-ed here

By:  Senator Elizabeth Warren
Source: The Patriot Ledger