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Voices from the Environment – Shut Down Brayton Point

January 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Voices from the Environment – Shut Down Brayton Point July 28,2013: Somerset, Massachusetts 44 people were arrested at the Brayton Point coal and gas power plant after placing model wind turbines and solar panels at the gates of the plant. This was an act of non-violent civil disobedience. Arrestees, “People in red shirts”, can be seen here with their message: http://summerheatbraytonpoint.org/192-2/ Speakers: Paula Swearengin, of The Keeper of the Mountains Foundation and Adi Nochur of the group Better Future [...]

A Public Conversation With The Honorable Chuck Nelson, Activist.

October 1, 2013 // 3 Comments

A Public Conversation With The Honorable Chuck Nelson, Activist. CONNECTING MORE OF THE DOTS: Coal, Oil, Natural Gas (Methane) Speaking from Somerset, Boston, in preparation for a rally to shut down the Brayton Point Power Plant, Massachusetts, Chuck Nelson, tells us, in very human ways, about his 29 years as an underground West Virginia COAL MINER and of his activism to end fossil fuels, of his advocacy for sustainable, renewable energy methods and his hopes for stopping the yearly carnage of sickness and death that the continuing usage of coal causes. Hear him talk of the 23,000 deaths/year [...]