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) Greg.Watson@state.ma.us  and  Michael McClean (Director of Rights-of-Way Programs at the MA State Pesticide Bureau) Michael.McClean@state.ma.us  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 […]

MBCC Attends NSTAR Rally Friday Sept 20th

NSTAR has once again proposed a vegetation management plan which involves spraying untested and potentially harmful chemical herbicides in Cape Cod communities. Click here to reach more about the campaign against NSTAR and take action!