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Press Release

Opposition to Proposed LNG Terminal on Outer Brewster Island

Release Date: September 22, 2005
Location: Hull Lifesaving Museum, 1117 Nantasket Avenue, Hull, MA
Contact: Museum Staff
Contact Phone: 781-925-5433
Contact email: [email protected]

To the Editor:
The Brewster Archipelago, the jewel in the Harbor Islands crown, is not an industrial site. The concept that pristine Outer Brewster Island serve as an LNG offloading terminal is deeply offensive. This wilderness is not an empty wasteland, but a well-protected refuge teeming with flora and wildlife. National Parks and Recreation Areas serve all and defend timeless, precious places from private, short-term interests. The notion that Outer Brewster Island be sacrificed to protect metropolitan Boston from a terrorist threat is ill-conceived and misleading. While not offering the security the proposal implies (rather, trading one endangered population for another), it also promises to thoroughly degrade a precious natural environment. Would the Park Service or the Governor give serious consideration to a plan for the Statue of Liberty be used as an oil terminal or Yosemite to store nuclear waste? Would AES Inc., of Arlington Virginia, suggest that Monticello's lawn be used as a runway for quick response fighter jets to protect the nation's capitol?

The Hull Lifesaving Museum is mounting a petition campaign to express citizens' opposition to this proposed abuse of a local treasure. Those wishing to sign or distribute petitions can stop by the museum or email us at [email protected]. Please raise your voice to protect the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation area by signing on as citizens opposed to this insulting and inappropriate scheme.


The staff of the Hull Lifes aving Museum

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