Column in Brigham Clinical & Research News by Greater Boston PSR member Joseph G. Hodgkin, MD, a second-year Internal Medicine resident.
The Massachusetts Medical Society approved the resolution on December 7, 2019 recognizing the association between the use of gas stoves, indoor nitrogen dioxide levels, and asthma.
Open letter to President Donald J. Trump from PSR and partner groups, asking him to make a New Year’s resolution to return to the Paris agreement.
Article in The New England Journal of Medicine by Greater Boston PSR’s Philip J. Landrigan, MD, Howard Frumkin, MD, DrPH, and Brita E. Lundberg, MD.
Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility has released its third comprehensive report regarding a 7,700-horsepower natural gas compressor station that Spectra Energy plans to build in Weymouth, Massachusetts. The report—a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the human health impacts of soil, groundwater, air and noise pollution that will result from the compressor station—concludes that the …
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Boston Globe article on the opposition to the Weymouth compressor station.
WBUR – Last year, the Department of Environmental Protection sent air samples from the site of a proposed natural gas compressor station to a private laboratory and asked scientists to test for the presence of 64 different potential toxins.
The Department of Environmental Protection faces possible sanctions and has been ordered by a hearing officer to provide all email messages sent and received last week in connection with air quality data that was suddenly introduced in the case of a controversial natural gas project in Weymouth.