Drumroll please...the Mass Power Forward coalition has officially launched!
This new coalition brings together more than 90 environmental organizations, community groups, faith congregations, and small businesses from across the Commonwealth. We launched yesterday with press conferences in Boston, Weymouth, Holyoke, West Peabody, Fall River and Pittsfield.
You can check out the photos from yesterday's Mass Power Forward launch on Facebook and Twitter, and read all about it in these great articles from The Associated Press, The Berkshire Eagle, Mass Live and The Patriot Ledger!
This coalition has come together because we know that the next few months are a critical time. Our state is poised to spend billions of dollars to replace aging power plants and power lines.We can spend that money on polluting and unnecessary fossil fuel and nuclear plants and pipelines, or we can fix existing pipelines, improve efficiency, and invest in clean, local energy like wind and solar.
Right now, legislators are debating some of the most important energy policy decisions in decades, and on the afternoon of September 29, they're holding a hearing on energy at the State House. 350 Mass and the rest of the Mass Power Forward coalition will be there to show them the strength of our grassroots movement. Save the date now -- we'll want to pack the room!