Stories Blog

  • Mothers Out Front is HIRING!

    Posted by · August 08, 2016 10:40 PM

    Mothers Out Front is thrilled to announce we are hiring!  Please share these positions with your networks to help us spread the word! You can click on the links below for the description and contact information.

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  • Mass Power Forward Applauds State Commitment to Renewable Energy, Calls on Governor to Stop the Pipeline Tax

    Posted by · August 03, 2016 1:50 PM

    Mothers Out Front has been proudly working with the Mass Power Forward coalition on the energy omnibus bill. Below is the joint statement on the legislation.

    Please find Bedford Mother Out Front Sue Swanson's reaction to the bill here.

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  • MA - City Council still pursuing elusive goal: Fixing gas leaks

    Posted by · July 14, 2016 9:51 PM

     

    "The team found 'a preponderance of small gas leaks and a few very large gas leaks,' she said. 'These few large leaks contribute disproportionately to overall methane emissions and are considered “super-emitters,' she added. Around 7 percent of the gas leaks surveyed accounted for 50 percent of methane emissions in the Greater Boston area, Margaret Hendrick, a PhD student at Boston University, noted."

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  • #GasLeaks are endangered in MA

    Posted by · July 13, 2016 1:07 AM

    Tuesday, July 12th saw hundreds of people fill the rows at a Boston City Council Hearing called by Councilor Matt O'Malley.  Mothers, fathers, friends and allies are holding the utilities accountable for fixing #gasleaks in our city.  Mothers Out Front Downtown Boston and Jamaica Plain teams worked hard with our allies and in our communities to get this hearing.  Now we need results.  How can you help?  Please SIGN THE PETITION!

    https://www.change.org/p/boston-city-council-eliminate-all-boston-gas-leaks

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  • MA AG Healey is RIGHT to take on Exxon

    Posted by · July 07, 2016 5:57 PM

    Read the new blog with Bradley M. Campbell, President of the Conservation Law Foundation and Kelsey Wirth, our Co-Founder and Chair in support of Massachusetts Attorney General, Maura Healey:

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  • Mothers & Consumer Advocates Praise MA Senate for Energy Bill

    Posted by · July 01, 2016 6:06 PM

    Mothers Out Front is proud to join our partners in this announcement:

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  • Mothers Raise the Alert on Gas Leaks

    Posted by · June 12, 2016 12:37 PM

    "Researchers have found over 20,000 natural gas leaks in Massachusetts. Now the group Mothers Out Front that campaigns for a livable climate is flagging these leaks, to alert their neighbors to the potentially explosive methane under their streets, and damaging the atmosphere. Living on Earth’s Helen Palmer reports from the streets of Cambridge, Mass."

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  • Ania Camargo of Boston, MA takes the press by storm presenting on Gas Leaks in Springfield MA

    Posted by · June 02, 2016 12:00 PM

    On Thursday, June 2nd, Springfield, MA held a Gas Leaks forum in their town and invited Ania Camargo of the Downtown Boston Mothers Out Front team to be a presenter at the forum.  Mothers Out Front Pioneer Valley was a partner at the Forum and worked to get turnout as well!  #FixtheleaksMA

    Please see the TV and news coverage of the event below!

    And find out more about what Massachusetts teams are doing to plug the leaks here.

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  • 20,000 Gas Leaks Cost Consumers And Speed Climate Change

    Posted by · May 24, 2016 11:27 PM

    Check out WGBH's coverage of the Mothers Out Front Cambridge team!  Cambridge, along with Brookline and Lexington, flagged gas leaks in their communities based on the HEET maps which are made from the utilities reports.

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  • Earth Day: What If Moms Get Together to Help Climate Change?

    Posted by · April 21, 2016 12:29 PM

    Mothers across the country are ready to take action to protect their children today and to preserve their children's opportunities for a safe and happy future. Read on to learn how Mothers Out Front got started and our plans for the future.  Thank you to the author, Valerie Young!

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