State legislature to consider Somerville Retirement Board’s fossil fuel divestment (Wicked Local Somerville 4/2/18)
The City of Somerville recently submitted a home rule petition to the Massachusetts state legislature in regards to fossil fuel divestment.
On Feb. 22, the Board of Aldermen unanimously approved the petition, which was submitted to the House of Representatives where State Rep. Denise Provost has taken the lead.
“If it is agreed and ratified, then we believe, our understanding is, that it would provide the retirement board to divest any piece of its portfolio from fossil fuels at any point,” said SRB member Alex Nosnik. (read more)
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