Clearing the air on natural gas

"Massachusetts utilities are requesting permission to invest in new natural gas pipelines and add the costs of this investment to electric customers’ bills. That’s the so-called “gas tax”—an increase in customers’ electric rates used to finance a highly speculative investment in natural gas infrastructure with a 50-year lifetime that our own state law may render a useless liability in less than four years."

Clearing the air on natural gas | Commonwealth Magazine | June 10, 2016