Quaker-led environmental activists march on Merrimack Station
By LUCAS MASIN-MOYER
Saturday, July 15, 2017
On the seventh day of the Quaker-led “Climate Pilgrimage” across southern New Hampshire, the participants, who were marching for environmental preservation, sat down and rested.
They sat down right in the middle of train tracks leading into Merrimack Station in Bow, beneath scaffolding they had erected and in tents they had set up.
The march, the result of over a year of planning, began July 9 at Schiller Station in Portsmouth and concluded with the sit-down in Bow on Saturday.
The marchers chose Merrimack Station as their final destination and site of their biggest protest for one key reason – it is the last coal-fired plant without a shutdown date in New … [Read More]