Boston, MA — In an effort to bring attention to the growing number of deaths caused by climate driven extreme heat and the dangers of continued fossil fuel extraction, Boston area activists staged the “Mass Graves Pipeline Protests” on June 29th. To connect the dots between mass graves in Pakistan and the trenches being dug … Continue reading The Boston Mass Graves Pipeline Protest
West Roxbury, Boston, MA – On Saturday, February 13, 2016 Unitarian Universalists from across Massachusetts gathered at Theodore Parker Church to organize against the construction of the West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline. Texas based Spectra Corporation is building a pipeline that will carry fracked gas into the West Roxbury, Boston, MA community. The pipeline has been … Continue reading Mobilizing 500 Unitarian Universalists to Join Resistance to Stop West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline
Following continued protests, including repeated civil disobedience and arrests, Spectra Energy has decided to end work on the West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline! As the meme in the attached tweet says, “THIS IS US WINNING!” MOVEMENTS STOP PIPELINES#StopSpectra #NoKXL @SpectraEnergy abruptly stopped construction until spring! #bospoli pic.twitter.com/RPThro01Hy — Resist the Pipeline (@stopspectra) November 14, 2015 Dozens … Continue reading Breaking: Facing daily protests, Spectra Energy ends work in West Roxbury, MA until Spring
WBZ-TV reports on the Nov 7th #StopSpectra protest in West Roxbury, MA. “Dozens rallied on Washington and Grove streets in West Roxbury to continue their protests and stop construction of a natural gas pipeline project already underway. WBZ-TV’s Paul Burton reports.
On Saturday, November 7, 2015 activists continued protesting Spectra Energy’s West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline at the West Roxbury, MA construction site. Protestors cheered at the news that their #Stopspectra protests resulted in the decision to cancel construction for the day. Related news coverage: Activists Protest Spectra Energy Pipeline Project By Paul Burton, WBZ-TV Saturday, November … Continue reading #STOPSPECTRA protests continue in West Roxbury, MA
Hundreds gathered on Sept 27, 2015 for a rally and march in West Roxbury to protest the Spectra Energy West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline. Protesters gathered at Billings Field, then marched through town of West Roxbury to a blasting quarry at a site near by. For Media Use: https://flic.kr/s/aHskm9g18h 150 photos from Sept 27, 2015 #STOPSPECTRA … Continue reading Hundreds march in protest of Spectra Energy’s West Roxbury, MA Lateral Pipeline