What to know about a planned natural gas ‘peaker’ plant in Mass. April 8, 2022


Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility put it more bluntly: the project “can be expected to increase mortality rates in the surrounding communities.”

The physicians group, the Peabody Board of Health and others have asked Gov. Charlie Baker’s office for a health impact study like the one ordered for the Weymouth Natural Gas Compressor Station, though no study has been done.

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