70,000+ Healthcare Workers to Biden: Stop ‘Malignant Growth’ of LNG December 4, 2023

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“As a doctor, I’ve witnessed what happens when polluting industries are built near communities, and LNG export terminals are no different,” Dr. Regina LaRocque, associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and board member of Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility, said in a statement. “They emit pollutants that cause serious health problems from asthma and respiratory illnesses to cancer and cardiovascular issues, and my medical opinion is that we should not be building nor permitting more LNG export terminals.”

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