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Just in from Wind Wise Mass STOP State Bill S2200

Today at 1:00 p.m. the state senate votes on a bill that will give the governor unprecedented control over the electricity market in our state, force more wind turbines and transmission lines into our communities, and increase our electricity rates for the next 20 to 30 years. The bill, S.2200, is being rushed through the legislature by the Patrick administration, the senate leadership, and the wind industry, and your opposition is urgently needed right now to stop it. Please contact your state senator Ben Downing and the senate president Therese Murray this morning – ideally before 11:00 a.m. – using information provided at the end of this email.   S.2200 is an energy bill that will increase subsidies to the wind industry, raise costs for consumers, strip revenue from towns, and empower the governor … Read entire article »

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