Pediatrician and public health physician Dr. Phil Landrigan explains the potential health impacts of the proposed compressor station in Weymouth, MA and encourages the public to speak out against it.
Greater Boston PSR statement in support of the Extinction Rebellion movement.
Climate change becomes a flashpoint for a new generation of physician activists. Article from Proto Magazine featuring Greater Boston PSR’s Dr. Regina LaRocque.
Op-ed in The Patriot Ledger by Greater Boston PSR’s Anna Linakis Baker and Dr. Regina LaRocque.
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 the health of the community.
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 a halt to drilling on more than 300,000 acres in Wyoming. While the ruling applies to Wyoming, the precedent implicates oil and gas leases on …
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 Circuit Court of Appeals, and an amicus brief has been filed in support of the lawsuit by a group of public health organizations and experts. …
CommonWealth Magazine’s three opinion pieces focusing on the great divide in Massachusetts over natural gas and its accompanying infrastructure
In this report, Greater Boston PSR details our concerns regarding the emergency response hazards and potential health impacts of a proposed compressor station in Weymouth, Massachusetts, and we call on Governor Baker to rescind the air quality permit. Read the report
NPR On Point interview with Dr. Regina LaRocque of Greater Boston PSR on the New England Journal of Medicine article authored by Dr. LaRocque and Dr. Caren Solomon.