Littleton Has Hope to Protect Water, Like David Beat GoliathLast Updated on 2009-07-31 00:00:00Littleton Has Hope to Protect Water, Like David Beat Goliath
The following blog was written by Susan Tordella, of First Church Unitarian, in Littleton, Mass. Tordella is helping to lead the movement in her community to protect local water resources. Photo: Members of the First Church Unitarian in Littleton, Mass., at the UnHappy Hour at the Aquifer Bar, on June 26, 2009.
Pan Am and Norfolk Southern Railroads are paving a 26-acre wellhead in Ayer and Littleton, Mass., to deliver Ford autos. But the railroad’s plan falls far short of providing adequate protection for our precious drinking water. The railroad has a long track record as a known polluter. Still, paving is set for mid-August.
To build community support to protest this threat to 60 percent of my town's drinking water, I organized three demonstrations in June, including the UnHappy Hour at the Aquifer Bar.
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