There has been a long history of interactions between the municipality and the private sector, interactions that you may want to check out. What do you glean from this list? Does anything seem odd? History of transactions
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Proposed Substation: Neighborhood Plan Exemptions
Who granted the blanket neighborhood plan exemptions requested by Eversource? Who supported those exemptions? (City of Boston)? On what basis? Were you informed of any of this? Were you involved in the decision to support said exemptions? Eversource Zoning Exemption Support Letter from City of Boston
Proposed Substation: Potential Impact on Community
Risk of fire and electrocution in case of flooding (the substation site is in the 1% flood plain). Loss of open space in a community that is getting denser by the day Risk to officers in the station immediately next door Industrial look-and-feel and reality in what is a beautiful coastal setting Potential re-routing ofContinue reading “Proposed Substation: Potential Impact on Community”
Proposed Substation: Climate Concerns
A portion of the substation is within the 100 year flood plain. Electricity and water don’t mix without dramatic consequences. Or just trying to get young students safely to school in East Boston: Umana Barnes Middle School video by The Harborkeepers. Climate change and flood risk is serious.