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State regulators blasted for withholding Fore River Basin air data

May 20, 2019 Comments Off on State regulators blasted for withholding Fore River Basin air data

Patriot Ledger article on Department of Environmental Protection workers withholding air quality data on the Fore River Basin.

Greater Boston PSR Calls for Governor Baker to Extend Air Quality Appeal for Proposed Weymouth Compressor Station

May 20, 2019 Comments Off on Greater Boston PSR Calls for Governor Baker to Extend Air Quality Appeal for Proposed Weymouth Compressor Station

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…

Excerpt from Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha’s commencement address at BU School of Public Health

May 18, 2019 Comments Off on Excerpt from Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha’s commencement address at BU School of Public Health

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…

Charlie Baker’s Muzzling Of State Scientists Hurts Us All

May 17, 2019 Comments Off on Charlie Baker’s Muzzling Of State Scientists Hurts Us All

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.

DEP introduces new air quality data in compressor case

May 17, 2019 Comments Off on DEP introduces new air quality data in compressor case

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.

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

May 16, 2019 Comments Off on Two Days Into Weymouth Gas Compressor Hearings, Safety Of Emissions Disputed

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

Report From Weymouth Gas Foes Warns Of Pollution And Explosion Danger

May 13, 2019 Comments Off on Report From Weymouth Gas Foes Warns Of Pollution And Explosion Danger

In this WGBH article, Greater Boston PSR experts highlight the public safety threats from the proposed Weymouth compressor.

Audio: Dr. Landrigan radio interview on Bloomberg Baystate Business

May 13, 2019 Comments Off on Audio: Dr. Landrigan radio interview on Bloomberg Baystate Business

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.

Video: Boston College Press Conference with Presentations From Public Health Experts

May 13, 2019 Comments Off on Video: Boston College Press Conference with Presentations From Public Health Experts

Public health experts presented on the public health dangers of the proposed compressor station in Weymouth. Watch the video here.

GBPSR Releases Public Safety Report on Proposed Weymouth Compressor

May 13, 2019 Comments Off on GBPSR Releases Public Safety Report on Proposed Weymouth Compressor

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.