There have been many blowdowns in Wellesley recently and there are more than 250 gas leaks in town. Please consider writing or calling your local legislators to share your concerns. Organizations like HEET are the watch dogs on this topic. Learn more about what they are doing here. The methane they release is a major contributor to climate change, is extremely flammable and is a harmful air pollutant.Breathing air polluted with the components of natural gas is hazardous to human health. Natural gas contains other chemicals aside from methane, including respiratory toxins and cancer-causing compounds.
Here are their contact information. Please take a few minutes and reach out to them.
Rep. Alice Peisch Alice.Peisch@mahouse.gov Phone: (617) 722-2070
Senator Becca Rausch Becca.Rausch@masenate.gov Phone: (617) 722-1555
Senator Cynthia Creem Cynthia.Creem@masenate.gov Phone: (617) 722-1639