On Sunday, May 16, 2021, 4 - 5:30 pm,
Seventy people walked together on a beautiful Saturday morning to learn about the multiple problems caused by the Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Project, currently up for relicensing by the Canadian FirstLight corporation. Many signed up to say "No License to Kill" -- demanding a stop to the decades of massive destruction of fish and aquatic life, wasting (fossil and nuclear) energy, and more.
For an update, see this blog post by environmental journalist Karl Meyer, which starts:
CONNECTICUT RIVER: maybe not left for DEAD after all
"Following the Great Earth Week Walk for River Survival to the Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Project on April 24th, it’s been inspiring to see people publicly raising their voices to pull the grim, daily carnage of that power-hungry machine out from the shadows. One of particular insight was written by Susan Olmsted and appeared in The Recorder on April 30: https://www.recorder.com/my-turn-olmsted-NorthfieldHydroStation-40211638
Later, Ms. Olmsted relayed those same points into the public record of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s relicensing comments for the Northfield docket: FERC P-2485. Those are the routes to raising the public profile of our endlessly crippled River—its fate all but buried under confidentiality agreements and generations of inaction by the responsible agencies and so-called protectors. They all continue to lay low in a process that will decide our river’s ultimate viability for decades."...
Read full posting here: https://www.karlmeyerwriting.com/blog/
To join the listserve for this campaign, email email@example.com, with subject "No license"
Escapa por tu Vida (Escape for your Life)
A Pioneer Valley Interfaith Refugee Action Group program
on climate refugees from Central America to the US/Mexican Border
With keynote speaker: Pat Hynes, Traprock Center for Peace & Justice
If you missed this important program on May 2nd, it's not too late!
see it online here