On Monday, March 28 at 7 pm, GN continues its Greening Our Community series of environmental lectures with ‘Gas Leaks and Transmission Lines’ featuring Nathan Phillips, Curt Nordgaar and Deb Crossley.
In this talk focusing on the health and safety impacts of the natural gas process chain, the speakers will provide updates on leaks under our streets and sidewalks, as well as the high pressure transmission lines that would commit us to further dependency on gas. An update will also be given on coordinating and tracking gas line repairs with city street work.
Nathan Phillips is an ecologist and professor in the Department of Earth and Environment at Boston University.
Curtis Nordgaard is a Boston pediatrician with an interest in environmental health, especially the intersection between fracked gas, air pollution, and climate change.
Newton City Councilor Deb Crossley, who Chairs the Public Facilities committee, is well-informed about the complexities of Newton’s infrastructure systems.