DEP introduces new air quality data in compressor case

May 17, 2019

The proposed compressor station has drawn significant outcry from residents who warn that it would create health, environmental safety problems in a densely populated area. Within half a mile of the shoreline facility are more than 950 residences, according to a report from the Greater Boston PSR.

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Two Days Into Weymouth Gas Compressor Hearings, Safety Of Emissions Disputed

May 16, 2019

WGBH article on public hearings for the proposed compressor station in Weymouth.

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GBPSR Releases Public Safety Report on Proposed Weymouth Compressor

May 13, 2019

This new report from Greater Boston PSR examines the public safety and emergency response aspects of a proposed compressor station in a populated coastal flood zone.

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Natural gas facility opponents gain support

May 12, 2019

Article from the Boston Globe on the growing opposition to the proposed compressor station in Weymouth, MA.

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Statement of Support for Extinction Rebellion’s Non-Violent Direct Action on Climate Change

April 16, 2019

Greater Boston PSR statement in support of the Extinction Rebellion movement.

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Saving Generation Juliana

April 16, 2019

Climate change becomes a flashpoint for a new generation of physician activists. Article from Proto Magazine featuring Greater Boston PSR’s Dr. Regina LaRocque.

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GBPSR letter to Governor Baker

March 28, 2019

Greater Boston PSR sent this letter to Governor Charlie Baker on the proposed siting of compressor station in Weymouth, stating that the compressor station would pose an immediate threat to…

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Important Court Victory Against Fracking

March 21, 2019

Physicians for Social Responsibility and fellow plaintiffs just won a landmark victory for climate and health as a federal judge rejected the leasing of public lands for fracking and ordered…

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Public Health Experts Urge Ninth Circuit to Allow Juliana v. United States to Go to Trial

March 6, 2019

Juliana v. United States, a lawsuit filed on behalf of 21 children that alleges the U.S. government knowingly failed to protect them from climate change, is now before the Ninth…

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Three takes on natural gas

March 1, 2019

CommonWealth Magazine’s three opinion pieces focusing on the great divide in Massachusetts over natural gas and its accompanying infrastructure

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