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For media inquiries please call: (508) 443-6507 Springfield Regional Chamber Adopts Energy Position

Published on January 27, 2016

(1/27/16) “The board of directors of the Springfield Regional Chamber voted this week, on behalf…

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The Springfield Republican: Region needs energy upgrades, including more natural gas pipeline capacity, says grid operator ISO New England

Published on January 26, 2016

(1/26/16) “New England will see an upward trend in electricity prices until the region adds…

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CommonWealth Magazine: Baker right on hydropower, clean energy contracts; More natural gas capacity is also needed

Published on January 26, 2016

(1/26/16) “Natural gas for the past several decades has been the fuel of choice for…

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WAMC: Business Group Backs Gas Pipeline Projects

Published on January 26, 2016

(1/26/16) “The largest business organization in western Massachusetts has endorsed controversial pipeline projects to bring…

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The Springfield Republican: Springfield Regional Chamber endorses Kinder Morgan, Spectra gas pipeline projects

Published on January 25, 2016

(1/25/16) “The Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce called Monday for more pipeline capacity bringing natural…

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CommonWealth Magazine: CLF’s contradictory philosophies

Published on January 22, 2016

(1/22/16) “Not all MBTA collisions involve the rolling stock. On Jan. 4, there was a…

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Union Leader: BIA supports energy solutions

Published on January 15, 2016

(1/15/16) “With gasoline prices hovering around $2 a gallon, and an energy “revolution” taking place…

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Sentinel & Enterprise: Businesses need more pipeline capacity

Published on January 14, 2016

(1/14/16) “As a plastics compounding company for over 30 years, we have experienced the ups…

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Union Leader: Your Turn, NH — Scott Filion: Lower energy costs essential to staying competitive

Published on January 10, 2016

(1/10/16) “The rising cost of energy in New Hampshire threatens Velcro Companies’ ability to maintain…

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Hartford Courant: Electric Rates Rising In The New Year Despite What You Might Have Thought

Published on January 4, 2016

(1/4/16) “If your New Year’s resolutions included turning off the lights more often, that’s good….

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CLEC’s Plan for New England’s Clean Energy Future

Published on December 29, 2015

In a recently published paper, CLEC has described the current energy crisis crippling New England’s…

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FOX61: Federal, state government helps low-income families with heating bills

Published on December 28, 2015

(12/28/15) “Of course, as the temperature falls, heating bills go up.” Click here to read…

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Bangor Daily News: Paper industry troubles cast long shadow in 2015

Published on December 28, 2015

(12/28/15) “The loss of two more paper mills and about 800 papermaking jobs delivered blows…

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WRKO Radio Boston: Tucker Silva, Host of the Financial Exchange Radio Program, Interviews Tony Buxton, Spokesman for the Coalition to Lower Energy Costs

Published on December 22, 2015

(12/22/15) Tucker Silva, host of the Financial Exchange program on WRKO radio Boston, interviews Tony…

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New Haven Register: Even cheaper energy unaffordable for many, report finds

Published on December 16, 2015

(12/16/15) “Even with the price of oil and natural gas declining over the past year,…

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Connecticut Post – Grid operator issues winter warning

Published on December 15, 2015

(12/15/15) “Constraints on the region’s natural gas pipelines could pose a challenge to reliable operations,…

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Union Leader: Another View — Brian Chirichiello: Anti-pipeline rhetoric not helping New Hampshire

Published on December 9, 2015

(12/9/15) “It’s not surprising — but always a shame — when a politician adopts a…

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Pembroke Mariner & Express: Pembroke Republican Town Committee member Patrick Chilcott discusses gas expansion

Published on December 7, 2015

(12/7/15) “Massachusetts’s residents have seen upwards of a 100 percent increase in their electricity bills…

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