Motion to Intervene deadline Jan. 6, 2016
Two How-To Workshops Scheduled for Northfield

In a joint effort, leaders from StopNED, PLAN-NE, No Fracked Gas in Mass and Hilltown Community Rights pulled together training materials and led a trail workshop on How to File a Motion to Intervene. The refined instructions and samples are now available HERE , and groups are starting to schedule workshops in their areas. Feel free to use these materials for your local group.

Anyone and everyone can intervene. Even if you're not in a pipeline-affected town, all of the Northeast would be impacted by the construction of the Northeast Energy Direct pipeline - higher energy prices when gas hits the import market, continued reliance on fossil fuels and possible tariffs for rate-payers in New England affect the broader regional community. See the instructional information to get ideas and learn how to complete this free and fairly easy process.

Remember - the filing deadline is January 6!

Workshops currently scheduled will be in Northampton and Amherst, MA:
How to Intervene Workshop. There will be a short (15 minute) presentation on why and how to intervene with FERC, followed by a workshop where we can all go through the process on our own. Those of us who have already filed will be available to answer questions. Please bring a laptop or tablet if you can.
*See ideas on preparing your statement beforehand HERE »

Dickinson Memorial Library
(downstairs meeting room)

115 Main Street
Northfield, MA
Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015 - 6:00 pm
Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016 - 11:00 am

Unitarian Society

121 North Pleasant St.
Amherst, MA
Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016 - 7:00-9:00 pm

Plans for another workshop are in the works for Berkshire Co. Pipeline fighters all along the route are encouraged to set up workshops in a local Wifi hotspot using the materials below. You can also email to ask if presenters are available.

» Updated, simplified Step-by-Step instructions and samples available HERE on No Fracked Gas in Mass

Northeast Energy Direct Formal Application Files
The new Docket Number is #CP16-21

All the files are accessible on THIS PAGE. We've cataloged descriptions for most of the files (there are over 21,000 pages, so it will still be a while before we finish, but everything has a descriptive title). Some of the files are thousands of pages and/or have large map pages, so give them a few minutes to load.


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Every Sunday at Noon
184 East Main Street, Plainfield – six tenths of a mile east on Rte. 116 from the corner of 116 and South Central Street in downtown Plainfield.

For info call: 617.699.0671

— Drop-in Pipeline Meet, Greet & Info
*New route maps form Kinder Morgan (11/20/15), with property map + lot #s added by us.
*How to become an intervener on FERC docket #CP16-21
* How-to’s
*Get Your Questions Answered!
Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Winchester Town Hall
1 Richmond Rd,
Winchester, NH 03470


— Anti-Pipeline Concert Fundraiser to recognize activists. Music with: Sarah Stockwell-Arthen, Kim Wachtel & Josh Wachtel (of Radio Free Earth), Sean Kimball, Heather Cupo, Jame Kitchen, Olivia Arthen, Sarah Pirtle, and more. Proceeds to benefit No Fracked Gas in Mass.
7:00 pm
Village Church
32 Main St.,
Cummington, MA 01026

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