Protect Your Family From Herbicide Spraying

Submitted by Sue Phelan ( or 508.362.5927) The corporate giant NSTAR/Northeast Utilities (NU) and others such as National Grid, the railroads and MTA are all poised to spray their toxic mixtures of herbicides over residential and public properties statewide. These corporations do not own the land in most cases. They only have easements over the […]

Comment Against NSTAR Spraying on Cape Cod

The comment period on NSTAR’s plan to spray chemical herbicides on Cape Cod ends today [2/18]! Send your comment via email today to: Commissioner Greg Watson (MA Department of Agricultural Resources)  and  Michael McClean (Director of Rights-of-Way Programs at the MA State Pesticide Bureau)  CLICK THE LETTER BELOW TO VIEW ONE OF MBCC’S […]

The Continuing Saga of the NSTAR Spraying

The continuing saga of the NSTAR spraying on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard (see earlier MBCC newsletters) involves NSTAR submitting yet another plan to spray the Cape and Martha’s Vineyard in the spring of 2014. Click here to see the NSTAR Yearly Operational Plan (YOP) for 2014. Please contact us if you are an abutter […]

NSTAR Campaign 2013 Recap & Update from Sue Phelan of GreenCAPE

September NSTAR Rally: click here to see photos from the Rally November 15 Despite vigorous objections from all 15 Cape towns, the Cape legislative delegation, thousands of residents, businesses, and public health professionals, the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources  (MDAR) – NSTAR’s compliant state “regulator”- approved NSTAR’s plan to spray a mixture of 5 herbicides […]

Senator Dan Wolf Speaks out Against NSTAR Spraying

NStar disrespects democracy By DANIEL WOLF   The decision by NStar — or better put, the larger corporate conglomerate Northeast Utilities — to resume spraying herbicides on rights-of-way across the Cape and Martha’s Vineyard is more than a slap in the face of our communities. It disrespects democracy. I understand that this utility has the […]