Lots to share as we head into our June SpokesCouncil, and the #StopSpectra Week of Action, which starts THIS SATURDAY.
Back in April, in coordination with our allies at FANG, we warned Spectra Energy that they had 40 days to stop the AIM Expansion. 40 days have passed.
Here’s an overview of the actions currently planned, or in the works for the coming week:
Saturday, June 6th, 9am, Swampscott, MA
Workshop, March & Rally to Keep Fracked Gas Out of Massachusetts
This event is an amazing demonstration of coordinated action, and will start the week off right. For more information, take a look at the Facebook event, and get in touch with 350MA or FloodBoston and we’ll get you plugged in. https://www.facebook.com/events/837581519689905
Sunday June 7th, FloodBoston SpokesCouncil, 3-6pm Encuentro 5, 9A Hamilton Place, Boston, MA (next to Park Street Station, Suffolk Law, and The Orpheum theatre)
If you are interested in plugging into the #StopSpectra Week of Action and haven’t found a way to engage yet, this is a great opportunity to meet folks who are planning and coordinating actions and get involved.
Monday, June 8th: 350MA Boston Node has organized a day for calling our Senators regarding the West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline and the AIM Expansion more broadly. Look out for more details to come on this.
Saturday, June 13th: FRRACS has planned actions at Bank of America locations in Weymouth, Hingham, Quincy, and invites you to join them or organize your own action at your local Bank of America branch. For information, check out nocompressor.wordpress.com
In addition, on the evening of the 13th, I (James), am planning a fundraiser, hopefully at East Meets West Bookstore, to benefit Madii ‘Lii Camp, an Indigenous camp resisting LNG Export in “Northern British Columbia.” I am looking for support on this, so please, if you can help, e-mail me at jameswbillman(AT)gmail.com
In addition, there will be both a FANG Open Mtg during the week, in Providence, and a 350CT Open Mtg, as well as other actions across the Northeast, and in Atlanta and Florida.
For more information and details, stay tuned to www.stopspectra.org and follow @FANG_Together and @FloodBoston on Twitter.”
Onwards in struggle,
James for the FloodBoston Convening Committee