Massachusetts’ energy policies are subsidizing and promoting the destruction of forests and farmland for large, industrial solar projects. Big corporations are clear-cutting forests, stripping the land, and polluting water calling this “green energy.”
Over 4,000 acres have been clear-cut for solar. The state is calling for another 100,000 acres.[Forest clear cuts are often in core habitat and critical natural landscapes. We need intact forests, not clear cuts, to protect our water and native biodiversity at a time when plants and animals are going extinct right here in Massachusetts.
https://www.massaudubon.org/our-conservation-work/advocacy/alternative-energy/solar ; https://savethepinebarrens.org/resources-2/
Please sign this petition that calls for a moratorium on solar over five acre in size while we take time for citizesn, scientists and our lawmakers have a chance to study the effects of state subsidies on land use in Massachusetts.
A MORATORIUM IS A TIME OUT
A moratorium is temporary. It will:
Statewide Rally July 31, 2021 in the News