McNeil Biomass Plant - Burlington, Vermont
IT'S TIME TO STOP SUBSIDIES FOR BIOMASS IN
Massachusetts has been giving electricity rate payer money to fund biomass heat and power. It's time to stop giving money for biomass. It's not clean or green or
proven to be sustainable.
These bills have been submitted to the legislature this session. Please help to ensure the passage of these bills.
1) An Act to prevent biomass energy to protect the air we
Sponsors Senator Eric
Lesser, First Hampden and Hampshire
Representative Jay Livingstone, 8th Suffolk
2) An Act
ensuring a healthy future for environmental justice communities
This bill disqualifies any highly
polluting facility from being eligible for the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) if it is located near an environmental justice community.
Sponsors Senator Adam Gomez,
Representative Orlando Ramos, 9th Hampden
YOU CAN DO TO HELP
Call or write to the Massachusetts Joint
Committee on Telecommunications, Utilties and Energy
Ask them to stop funding this energy
source that creates more air pollution and more greenhouse gas emmissions than fossil fuels.
Senator Mike J. Barrett, Chair
Representative Jeffrey N. Roy,
Chair Jeffrey.Roy@mahouse.gov 617-722-2263
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