Boston Globe: Editorial board calls on Massachusetts lawmakers to prioritize energy infrastructure

Ernest Moniz, Fall River, Massachusetts resident and former United States Secretary of Energy, serving under U.S. President Barack Obama from May 2013 to January 2017

Ernest Moniz, Fall River, Massachusetts resident and former United States Secretary of Energy, under U.S. President Barack Obama

The editorial board of the Boston Globe calls on state lawmakers to reset policy and prioritize energy infrastructure, writing that Beacon Hill has put short-term tactical victories ahead of strategic progress on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

The Globe quoted Ernest J. Moniz, Fall River, Massachusetts resident and the former secretary of energy under President Barack Obama, who demonstrates that natural gas is a critical step towards such strategic progress:

‚ÄúNatural gas has shown itself to be an important bridge to a clean energy future. For New England, expanding the pipeline capacity from the Marcellus” — the area of shale gas production in Pennsylvania — “makes the most sense.”

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