Rep. Lynch And Senators Warren And Markey Urge Enbridge To Reconsider Plan To Build Compressor Station In Weymouth October 15, 2019

Location of the proposed compressor station in Weymouth, MA.

Official Rep. Lynch press release

The proposed area for the Enbridge compressor station also has “statistically higher rates of cancer, pediatric asthma and cardiovascular and respiratory diseases” in Massachusetts, and the Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility notes that “the proposed compressor station is likely to worsen the health and safety of this already at-risk community.”

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