Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility today issued a press release calling for Governor Charlie Baker place a hold on issuing the air quality permit to Spectra-Enbridge Energy and extend the appeal hearing process. Read the press release
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the Flint, Michigan pediatrician who exposed the Flint Water Crisis, gave the following remarks at the May 18th Boston University School of Public Health commencement, citing the proposed compressor station in Weymouth as an example of a public health issue.
As climate change poses a creeping danger to our communities, the public needs unfiltered dialogue between scientists and the press, writes Miles Howard for WBUR.
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.
WGBH article on public hearings for the proposed compressor station in Weymouth.
In this WGBH article, Greater Boston PSR experts highlight the public safety threats from the proposed Weymouth compressor.
Dr. Philip Landrigan, Professor of Biology and Director of the Boston College Global Health Program talked about his opposition to a proposed fracked gas compressor station in North Weymouth.
Public health experts presented on the public health dangers of the proposed compressor station in Weymouth. Watch the video here.
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.
Article from the Boston Globe on the growing opposition to the proposed compressor station in Weymouth, MA.