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New Report from GBPSR: Weymouth Project Is Dangerous to Human Health

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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Greater Boston PSR Opposes Dangerous New Methane (“Natural Gas”) Infrastructure Plans

As physicians concerned about the twin man-made threats to human survival—climate change and nuclear weapons—Greater Boston PSR would generally oppose major infrastructure that locks our energy system more firmly into greenhouse-gas generating fuels that threaten all of our futures. This is especially so when Massachusetts is not meeting its renewable energy goals even as climate …

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DEP threatened with sanctions, ordered to produce emails

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.