At the May 28th meeting of NQ Pipeline Action, the steering committee introduced a major letter writing campaign. It is important to write letters at this moment. Personally written letters are better than form letters. Phoning is a second tier alternative and emailing a third. But remember, an original letter is the best thing to do. Write one and send it to all the names. Each of the 30 people at the meeting were asked to talk with friends and neighbors to get 5 other people to also write letters. See Actions to Take for a sample letter and a list of government officials with addresses. Some current officials to write to include: Governor Deval Patrick; State Reps and Senators in N.Q. area: Rep. Denise Andrews, Rep. John Zlotnik (Winchendon, Ashburnham, Gardner), State Senator Stan Rosenberg (Royalston, Orange, Warwick, Erving), State Senator Stephen Brewer (Athol, Winchendon, Ashburnham), Rep. Ann Gobi (will be running for state senate in fall); U.S. Congressman James McGovern, U.S. Senator Edward Markey, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren; Maeve Valley-Bartlett replacement for Richard Sullivan in Exec. Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs; and Ann G. Berwick, Chair of Commission for Department of Public Utilities.
See Events under “Gas Pipeline” to learn about upcoming forum at GCC on proposed gas pipeline. Also see links to other organizations and websites to learn more about the proposed gas pipeline issues.