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» Feds Give Compressor Station Approval to Start Up
Emergency Shutdowns Tied to O-Ring, Electrical Issues
By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service
November 25, 2020

» Forum urged for compressor evacuation zone plan
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
November 12, 2020

» Massachusetts Locals Accuse Town Mayor Of ‘Colluding’ With Enbridge Over Controversial Natural Gas Project
By Dana Drugmand, DeSmo Blog
November 11, 2020

» Weymouth councilors want review of impact of compressor deal
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
November 10, 2020

» Opponents demonstrate against Weymouth compressor station deal
About 70 opponents held a demonstration outside Weymouth Town Hall on Friday.
By  Fred Hanson, The Patriot Ledger
November 8, 2020

» Weymouth Drops Compressor Fight In Enbridge Agreement
By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service, on WBUR
November 2, 2020

» Weymouth, Enbridge strike deal worth up to $38 million
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
October 30, 2020

» Town’s public safety officials offer plan for compressor station emergency
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger, in Wicked Local Weymouth
October 27, 2020

» Healey wades into debate over Weymouth gas compressor station
By Statehouse News Service, on Channel 7 News, Boston
October 26, 2020

» The Controversial Natural Gas Compressor In Weymouth, Explained
By Miriam Wasser, WBUR
October 13, 2020

» Weymouth compressor station evacuation plan in the works
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
October 7, 2020

» Weymouth compressor foes want clarity on gas leaks
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
October 7, 2020

» Lynch: FBI To Investigate Possibility of Cyberattack At Weymouth Compressor
By Barbara Moran, WBUR
October 02, 2020

» Weymouth Compressor Station Will Pause Operation After Another Emergency Shutdown
By Bill Shields, WBZ-TV
October 1, 2020

» Feds Investigating Unplanned Gas Releases At Weymouth Compressor
By Miriam Wasser, WBUR
October 1, 2020

» Gas company delays Weymouth compressor station startup after yet another ‘blowout’
The area’s congressional representatives want it shut down for good.
By Nik DeCosta-Klipa, Boston.com
October 1, 2020

» Mass. members of Congress seek to block opening of Weymouth Compressor Station
By Jeremy C. Fox, Boston Globe
September 30, 2020

» Second ‘Unplanned’ Gas Release At Weymouth Compressor This Month
By Miriam Wasser, WBUR
September 30, 2020

» Weymouth Compressor Station gets OK to startup
By Chris Lisinski/State House News Service, The Patriot Ledger
September 24, 2020

» Feds Give Weymouth Natural Gas Compressor Station Final Green Light To Begin Operations
By Miriam Wasser, WBUR
September 24, 2020

» Senators Warren And Markey Call For Shutdown Of Weymouth Compressor
By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service, on WBUR
September 21, 2020

» Enbridge seeks to turn on Weymouth compressor station
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
September 17, 2020

» New Questions Arise Around Weymouth Compressor Station’s Safety
By Barbara Moran, WBUR
September 16, 2020

» Congressman Lynch pushes for compressor shutdown
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
September 15, 2020

» ‘Unplanned Gas Release’ at Controversial Gas Facility in Weymouth, South of Boston
By Dana Drugmand, DeSmog Blog
September 15, 2020

» MAPC Releases Independent Evaluation of Fore River Health Impact Assessment
Statement by MAPC Executive Director Marc Draisen, MAPC
September 14, 2020

» Weymouth compressor station has emergency shutdown just days after starting testing
By Anastasia E. Lennon, The Patriot Ledger
September 13, 2020

» Emergency Shutdown At Weymouth Compressor Station After Unplanned Gas Release
By Barbara Moran and Miriam Wasser, WBUR
September 11, 2020

» Weymouth compressor station starts testing
The city of Quincy sent a warning to residents letting them know they may smell natural gas in the area of the station this month
By Joe DiFazio, The Patriot Ledger
September 9, 2020

» Federal appeals court reverses decision to vacate Weymouth compressor air permit
The judges said in their decision that operations could not begin until March 2021 at the earliest but project opponents say the gas could be turned on much sooner.
By Wheeler Cowperthwaite, The Patriot Ledger, in Wicked Local Weymouth
September 6, 2020

» Weymouth: Compressor Station Construction Nearing Completion, Opposition Continues
The Fore River Residents Against the Compressor Station (FRAACS) held their monthly meeting and heard from Weymouth Mayor Robert Hedlund and Town Solicitor Joe Callanan.
By Lenny Rowe, WATD 95.9 News & Talk Radio, South Shore Massachusetts
August 13, 2020

» Weymouth officials say venting of natural gas allowed near compressor site
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
July 14, 2020

» Gas venting near Weymouth compressor questioned
Algonquin Gas Transmission officials said venting is necessary to link a pipeline to a nearby compressor station being built, and the process would be “in accordance with applicable regulations.”
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
July 9, 2020

» Breathing Room For Weymouth: Compressor Station Air Permit Vacated by Federal Court
By Take Back The Grid, Blog Post
June 23, 2020

» With Air Permit Vacated, Senators Call For Construction To Stop On Weymouth Compressor
By Barbara Moran, WBUR
June 19, 2020

» Weymouth compressor foes breathe sigh of relief over court ruling
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
June 9, 2020

» Weymouth Gas Compressor Station Opponents Gain Big Court Victory
The First Circuit Court vacates the air-quality permit issued by the state Department of Environmental Protection.
By Scott Souza, Patch
June 4, 2020

» Braintree Mayor Charles C. Kokoros Shares Update on Weymouth Compressor Station Project Following Court Ruling
By Matthew Reid Client News, City/Town News
June 3, 2020

» Mayor Hedlund: Court ruling won’t stop compressor project
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
June 3, 2020

» Weymouth compressor foes petition Gov Baker to halt ‘non-essential’ work at construction site
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
June 1, 2020

» One Crisis Doesn’t Stop Because Another Starts (scroll down to “Passing the Mic”)
By Bill McKibben, New Yorker
May 14, 2020

» Weymouth compressor station moves toward completion
Mayor Robert Hedlund said the town will need to work with the gas company to make sure the facility is as safe as possible.
By  Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
May 12, 2020

» Baker Says Locals Can Shut Down Weymouth Compressor Construction. But They’re Not Sure That’s True
By Miriam Wasser and Barbara Moran, WBUR
April 24, 2020

» Earth Day conversation with Senator Ed Markey and FRRACS president Alice Arena
The Weymouth compressor station is a public health hazard. Join me and Fore River Residents Against the Compressor Station President Alice Arena for an EarthDay conversation about how we can stop the compressor station and hold Enbridge accountable.
April 22, 2020
Sign Sierra Club’s petition, calling for Baker to bar construction on the compressor station

» Markey, Warren seek Weymouth compressor station’s coronavirus plan
By Joe DiFazio, The Patriot Ledger
April 19, 2020

» Residents call for halt to compressor station construction
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
March 19, 2020

» Coronavirus cancelations hit South Shore as residents, employers prepare
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger, in Wicked Local Weymouth
March 10, 2020

» Nathan Phillips, Who Went On Hunger Strike To Stop The Weymouth Compressor Station, Calls On Gov. Baker To Denounce The Project
By Zoe Mathews, WGBH
February 27, 2020

» Legislators ask federal regulators to inspect compressor site
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
February 21, 2020

» Risk study sought for Weymouth compressor area
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
February 21, 2020

» 13 people arrested in protest at Weymouth compressor station site, police say
Over 200 people attended the demonstration calling on state officials to stop the controversial project, activists said.
By Christopher Gavin, Boston
February 20, 2020

» Press Release: Climate Protectors stop construction at compressor station
By Fore River Residents Against the Compressor Station (FRRACS)
February 19, 2020

» Dozens of protesters arrested at Weymouth compression center worksite
By Brynne Connolly, WHDH – Boston
February 19, 2020

» Weymouth Compressor Opponents Lock Themselves To Equipment
Protest group said two protesters locked themselves to construction equipment at the site of the Weymouth compressor station on Wednesday.
By Scott Souza, Patch.com
February 19, 2020

» A BU professor has ended his hunger strike calling for action at the Weymouth compressor station site. But the fight isn’t over, he says.
“We’re not going to stop until it is shut down.”
By Christopher Gavin, Boston.com
February 13, 2020

» ‘I Feel Victorious’: BU Professor Ends Hunger Strike Over Weymouth Compressor
By Miriam Wasser, WBUR
February 11, 2020

» Crossing the Line: A Scientist’s Road From Neutrality to Activism
Nathan Phillips, who just ended a 14-day hunger strike, said he was compelled to action by dissatisfaction with academia’s passivity and the fervor of his students.
By Phil McKenna, InsideClimate News
February 11, 2020

» Dr. Nathan Phillips—Hunger Strike
By Carolyn Shadid Lewis, Vimeo
February 10, 2020

» DEP to meet with Weymouth compressor station opponents
By Chris Van Buskirk, State House News Service, in Wicked Local Weymouth
February 6, 2020

» Audible Café Speaks with FRRACS Leader Alice Arena
By Judy Eddy, Audible Cafe
February 6, 2020

» Compressor station foes to meet with regulators Friday
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger, in Wicked Local Weymouth
February 5, 2020

» Why BU Environmental Researcher Nathan Phillips Is on a Hunger Strike
By Jessica Colarossi & Cydney Scott, BU Today
February 5, 2020

» Professor on hunger strike for Weymouth compressor foes
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
February 4, 2020

» ‘Do your job, DEP’: A B.U. professor is on a hunger strike to get officials to take action at the Weymouth compressor station site
By Christopher Gavin, Boston.com
February 3, 2020

» Hunger for Justice
By Mothers Out Front – Website Post
February 1, 2020

» State To Install Permanent Air Monitoring Station In Weymouth
By Barbara Moran, WBUR
January 30, 2020

» The Weymouth Compressor Should Be Of Regional Concern
By Adam Rice, West End News – Blog
January 24, 2020

» Weymouth compressor opponents occupy Mass DEP office
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
January 22, 2020

» Protests Target a ‘Carbon Bomb’ Linking Two Major Pipelines Outside Boston
Climate and community activists are fighting construction of a natural gas compressor station near two ‘environmental justice’ communities.
By Phil McKenna, InsideClimate News
January 17, 2020

» Nine more arrested in Weymouth compressor station protest
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
January 16, 2020

» Weymouth council steers for safe compressor truck traffic
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
January 16, 2020

» Arsenic near Weymouth compressor site ‘not imminent hazard’
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
January 15, 2020

» Weymouth and Quincy communities assaulted by Enbridge’s reckless construction practices
By Peter Nightingale, Uprise RI
January 12, 2020

» Compressor station opponents buoyed by Virginia ruling
By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service, in Patriot Ledger
January 7, 2020

» BREAKING: Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Vacates Permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline Compressor Station in Union Hill
By lowkell, Blue Virginia
January 7, 2020 

» Why The Weymouth Compressor Was Such An Environmental Flash Point in 2019
By Miriam Wasser, WBUR
January 1, 2020

» Charlie Baker was confronted by protesters during a Salvation Army bell ringing
The Weymouth compressor project is underway, but opponents aren’t letting up.
By Nik DeCosta-Klipa, Boston.com
December 20, 2019

» Weymouth compressor protester would risk arrest again
By Shaun Robinson, The Patriot Ledger
December 20, 2019

» Dirty concerns raised about Weymouth compressor station construction
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
December 18, 2019

» Officials, residents concerned with compressor site cleanup
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
December 17, 2019

» Congressman Joseph Kennedy demands halt to Weymouth compressor station construction
By Ed Baker, wickedlocal.com
December 12, 2019

» Protest Group: 6 More Arrested At Weymouth Compressor Station
The group Fore River Residents Against the Compressor Station said six protesters were arrested for blocking entrance to the station.
By Scott Souza, Patch
December 11, 2019

» Neighbors Want More Asbestos Testing at Compressor Site
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
December 9, 2019

» Arsenic And Diesel As Thick As Peanut Butter: What’s Below The Future Weymouth Compressor?
Miriam Wasser, WBUR
December 6, 2019

» 4 Arrested As Activists ‘Escalate’ Fight Against Weymouth Compressor Station
By Miriam Wasser, WBUR
December 5, 2019

» Four protesters arrested at Weymouth compressor site
About 30 protesters gathered at 50 Bridge St., where crews had begun preliminary work on a station that will allow for the expansion of a natural gas pipeline from New Jersey into Canada.
By Jessica Trufant and Joe DiFazio, The Patriot Ledger
December 5, 2019

» 4 arrested as protesters block entrance as work begins at Weymouth compressor station
WCVB Channel 5 News
December 5, 2019

» Work starts at Weymouth compressor station site
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
December 4, 2019

» Compressor construction could begin Tuesday
By Joe DiFazio, The Patriot Ledger
November 27, 2019

» Weymouth gas project gets final federal OK
By Danny McDonald, Boston Globe
November 27, 2019

» U.S. senators call for 11th-hour review of compressor station proposal
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
November 20, 2019

» Officials see dwindling chances for stopping compressor station
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
November 14, 2019

» Weymouth Compressor Station Clears Final Regulatory Hurdle
By Craig LeMoult, WGBH
November 12, 2019

» Hedlund says dwindling demand for pipeline capacity warrants compressor review
The Weymouth mayor sent a letter to a state regulator last week saying the review is necessary because two companies that planned to use a pipeline connected to the proposed compressor station have pulled out.
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
November 11, 2019

» Shifting Demand Fuels Weymouth Compressor Debate
By Barbara Moran and Miriam Wasser, WBUR
November 05, 2019    

» Weymouth Compressor Station’s Permit Is Delayed Again
By Miriam Wasser, WBUR
November 5, 2019

» National Grid, Eversource Say They Can Meet Natural Gas Demand Without Weymouth Compressor
By Bruce Gellerman, Barbara Moran, Miriam Wasser, WBUR
November 1, 2019

» Natural gas protesters urge Governor Baker to take action
By Jodi Reed, WWLP Boston Channel 22 News
November 1, 2019

» Planning agency seeks review of Weymouth compressor study
By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service, reprinted in The Patriot Ledger
October 28, 2019

» With Permits Upheld, Weymouth Compressor Opponents Plan Legal Challenge
By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service, on WBUR
October 25, 2019

» Weymouth compressor foes vow to continue fight
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
October 22, 2019

» Weymouth council candidates vow to fight compressor station
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
October 21, 2019

» State official backs two key approvals for compressor station
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
October 16, 2019

» Lawmakers ask gas company CEO to pull compressor station plans
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
October 9, 2019
Read the letter

» Massachusetts Lawmakers Step Up Pressure on Enbridge to Scrap Controversial Gas Compressor Station
By Itai Vardi, DeSmog Blog
October 9, 2019

» Compressor critics say website issues impeding research
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
October 7, 2019

» Sit with Andrea: Here I Am Again, 18 months later
Andrea Honore, Sit with Andrea Blog
October 5, 2019

» State agency again extends review of compressor station project
By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service
October 4, 2019

» Compressor protester arrested at state offices as Markey tours site
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
October 2, 2019

» Video shows protesters of proposed Weymouth compressor sound off at DEP office
By Joe DiFazio, The Patriot Ledger, in Wicked Local Weymouth
October 2, 2019

» Weymouth compressor foes want new health study done
By Ed Baker, Wickedlocal.com
October 1, 2019

» Compressor station foe takes fight to Baker for 200th time
By Anastasia E. Lennon, Boston University State House Program Via Patriot Ledger
September 26 2019

» Weymouth: Soil Testing Meeting Rescheduled Concerning Proposed Compressor Station
By Amy Leonard, WATD FM News
September 25, 2019

» Greater Boston PSR demands an immediate halt to Weymouth Compressor construction, calling it a danger to health, a danger to safety, and a danger to our Massachusetts community
Physicians for Social Responsibility
September 23, 2019

» State Delays Review Of Proposed Natural Gas Compressor Station In Weymouth
By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service via WBUR
September 3, 2019

» U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch talks Weymouth compressor station, healthcare and Trump in Braintree
By Audrey Cooney, Wicked Local Braintree
August 27, 2019

» State delays key review for Weymouth compressor station
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
August 6, 2019

» Key deadline for approval of Weymouth compressor station pushed back
By Chris Lisinksi, State House News (in Boston Globe)
August 2, 2019

» Residents want new firm for soil testing at Weymouth site
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
July 31, 2019

» Gas company misses deadline for testing soil at Weymouth site
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
July 22, 2019

» Compressor TV ad urges governor to oppose facility
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
July 19, 2019

» ARENA, Weymouth: Correcting compressor station misstatements
Letter to the Editor by Alice Arena, FRRACS, Patriot Ledger
July 17, 2019

» Mass. OKs Air Permit For Controversial Weymouth Compressor
By Barbara Moran, WBUR
July 12, 2019

» COMPRESSOR OPPONENTS GAIN BIG NEW ALLY: MASS. SENATE
By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service
July 11, 2019

» At ‘wit’s end,’ Mariano pushes Weymouth air monitoring bill
By Chris Liskinski, State House News Service
July 9, 2019

» Shut up about the Weymouth compressor already, willya?
By Andrea Honore, Blue Mass Group
July 7, 2019

» Compressor station opponents say they’ll go to court
By Chris Lisinski / STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE in Wicked Local Weymouth
July 2, 2019

» State adjudicator OKs Weymouth compressor station air permit
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
June 27, 2019

» Activists use art to draw attention to Weymouth compressor controversy
By Joe DiFazio,The Patriot Ledger
June 23, 2019

» Confused About The Weymouth Compressor? Here’s What You Need To Know
By Miriam Wasser, WBUR
June 19, 2019

» Compressor foes state their case at hearing
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger                                
June 17, 2019

» Weymouth residents fight proposed compressor station near Fore River bridge
By Julie Leonardi, Boston 25 News
June 17, 2019

» Charlie Baker pressed to halt Weymouth compressor station
By Mary Markos, Boston Herald
June 11, 2019

» State: New toxins data don’t change stance on Weymouth gas facility
Hearing on compressor station scheduled to resume next week
By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service, via Commonwealth Magazine
Jun 7, 2019

» HEALEY SAYS DEP “REALLY BUNGLED” COMPRESSOR DATA
By State House News Service
May 30, 2019

» As Natural Gas Infrastructure Decisions Loom, Massachusetts Gov. Baker Invests in Fossil Fuel Companies
By Itai Vardi, Desmog Blog
May 30, 2019

» Energy Company Behind Weymouth Compressor Says New Air Quality Data Shouldn’t Affect Permits
By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service (Reported on WBUR)
May 29, 2019

» Enbridge responds to newly released air quality data
By Chris Lisinski / STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
May 28, 2019

» Gas company wants compressor appeal to go forward
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
May 28, 2019

» Hearing on compressor station safety set for June 17
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
May 24, 2019

» In Weymouth, echoes of Flint
By Aimee Ortiz, Boston Globe
May 23, 2019

» Agency backpedals on compressor station study findings
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
May 22, 2019

» After DeSmog’s Revelations, Enbridge’s Weymouth Gas Facility Air Permit in Jeopardy
By Itai Vardi, DeSmog Blog
May 22, 2019

» MAPC Statement: Updated Weymouth Air Quality Data
By Metropolitan Area Planning Council
May 21, 2019

» Compressor permit based on incomplete air tests, state says
By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service
May 21, 2019

» Appellants get two extra days to analyze air quality data
By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service
May 21, 2019

» State regulators blasted for withholding Fore River Basin air data
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
May 20, 2019

» Hearing Officer To DEP: Tell Me Why I Shouldn’t Sanction You
By Craig LeMoult, WGBH
May 20, 2019
https://www.wgbh.org/news/local-news/2019/05/20/hearing-officer-to-dep-tell-me-why-i-shouldnt-fine-you

» Two Days Into Weymouth Gas Compressor Hearings, Safety Of Emissions Disputed
By Craig LeMoult, WGBH
May 16, 2019
*This article is especially helpful, with links to several testimonies from the hearings

» PROFESSOR ACCUSES DEP OF ACCEPTING ENBRIDGE “COACHING” ON AIR QUALITY
By Chris Lisinski, STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
MAY 15, 2019

» Report From Weymouth Gas Foes Warns Of Pollution And Explosion Danger
By Mike Deehan, WGBH
May 13, 2019

» New Report Finds More Safety Concerns About Proposed Weymouth Compressor Station
Barbara Moran, WBUR
May 13, 2019

» More Evidence of Undisclosed Carcinogens at Site of Enbridge’s Proposed Greater Boston Gas Project
By Itai Vardi, DeSmog Blog
May 8, 2019

» After Approving Enbridge Permit, Massachusetts’ Environment Secretary Lands Job with Project’s Contractor
By Itai Vardi , DeSmog Blog
April 30, 2019

» Exclusive: Air Permit OK’d After New Evidence of Carcinogens at Enbridge’s Planned Gas Facility in Massachusetts Left out
By Itai Vardi, DeSmog Blog
April 18, 2019

» State orders more sampling at proposed compressor site
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
April 16, 2019

» Newsmaker: She won’t give up compressor station fight
Profile of Alice Arena, President of Fore River Residents Against the Compressor Station
By Wicked Local Weymouth

March 22, 2019

» Regulators visit proposed compressor site in Weymouth
By Jessica Trufant , The Patriot Ledger
March 7, 2019

» State regulators to review compressor station findings
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
March 4, 2019

» Three takes on natural gas
Charlie Baker, Weymouth compressor station, hookup moratoriums
Opinions By Craig Altemose,  Rick Sullivan and Kathryn R. Eiseman, CommonWealth Magazine
March 1, 2019

» Weymouth Compressor Station Opponents To Meet With State Officials
By Bruce Gellerman, WBUR Radio
February 20, 2019

» Enbridge still sees New England potential in US natural gas expansion plans
By Harry Weber, SP Global
February 15, 2019

» Enbridge Gave Massachusetts Studies by Climate Denier, ALEC Associate in Gas Project Assessment
By Itai Vardi, DeSmog Blog
February 13, 2019

» Health Risks of A Proposed Compressor Station in Weymouth, Massachusetts
Report by Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility
February 7, 2019

» Agency Head Voices Opposition To Proposed Weymouth Compressor Station
By Barbara Moran, WBUR
February 07, 2019

» NATURAL GAS PROJECT OPPONENTS RALLY, CITE NEW REPORT ON HAZARDS
By Chris Lisinski
, STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
Februrary 7, 2019

» Proposed Weymouth Compressor Station Draws More Opposition
By Barbara Moran, WBUR News
February 7, 2019

» The Fight Against A Gas Line Project In Weymouth Is Fought Every Day In Charlie Baker’s Lobby
By Mike Deehan, WGBH Radio
February 4, 2019

» Braintree, Weymouth to appeal air permit for compressor
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Hingham   
January 31, 2019

» Rhode Island natural gas outage linked to Weymouth
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
January 23, 2019

» Weymouth compressor station foe restarts sit-ins at governor’s office
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
January 21, 2019

» Weymouth waits for DEP ruling on appeal of Spectra’s wetlands permit
By Ed Baker, wickedlocal.com
January 17, 2019

» Congressman Stephen Lynch seeks federal review of Weymouth compressor air permit
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
January 15, 2019

» Five Things Activists Should Know About the Weymouth Compressor Station
By Rob Galbraith, Littlesis.org
January 14, 2019

» Baker: My hands were tied on compressor station
Lawmakers, mayors pound governor over approval of Weymouth gas project
By Katie Lannan and Michael P. Norton, Commonwealth Magazine
January 14, 2019

» Rally against the compressor station

Patriot Ledger
January 12, 2019

» Gov. Baker approves compressor air permit, against all reason, and, you know, laws.
By Andrea Honore, Sit With Andrea
January 12, 2019

» Fore River residents rally against proposed compression station
Patriot Ledger
January 12, 2019

» Weymouth Mayor Disappointed In ‘Precedent Setting’ Permit For Natural Gas Pipeline
WBUR Newsroom
January 11, 2019

» Baker admin approves air permits for natural gas projects
By Michael P. Norton, State House News (via WWLP)
January 11, 2019

» Regulators issue air permit for Weymouth compressor station
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
January 11, 2019

» The Weymouth Compressor Station: Massachusetts’ Moment of Climate Truth
By Stephen Metts, Medium.com
January 11, 2019

» Mayor Hedlund, legislators urges Gov. Baker to reject compressor station permit
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
January 10, 2019

» Weymouth mayor asks governor to reject air quality permit for Spectra
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Braintree
January 10, 2019

» South Shore lawmakers urge Baker to reject natural gas station air permits
By Michael P. Norton, Boston Globe
January 10, 2019

» Weymouth gas project advances, but fight’s not over yet
By Jon Chesto, Boston Globe
January 10, 2019

» Decision day for Fore River fight
By Jon Chesto, Boston Globe Talking Points PM
January 9, 2019

» After setbacks, Weymouth compressor foes turn focus to Baker
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
January 8, 2019

» Weymouth compressor impact disputed
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
January 7, 2019

» Compressor station foes vow to fight on in Weymouth
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
January 3, 2019

» 2018 in Review: Hingham’s opposition group awaits the decision on the proposed compressor station in Weymouth
By Carol Britton Meyer, Wicked Local Hingham
December 28, 2018

» Hingham seeks intervenor status for compressor station
By Carol Britton Meyer, Wicked Local Hingham
November 29, 2018

» In Massachusetts, ‘Independent’ Studies of Gas Infrastructure Use Industry Data and Consultants
By Itai Vardi, DeSmog Blog
November 20, 2018

» Compressor opponent questions lack of outreach
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
November 17, 2018

» Formaldehyde Levels Raise Concerns For Fore River Residents
Department of Environmental Protection officials were not able to ease the minds of many Braintree, Weymouth, Hingham and Quincy residents.
By Jimmy Bentley, Patch.com
November 16, 2018

» Leadership ties issue in Quincy House race
By Fred Hanson, The Patriot Ledger
October 31, 2018

» After Merrimack Valley Explosions, More Opposition To Proposed Compressor Station In Weymouth
By Barbara Moran, WBUR News
September 27, 2018

» After Merrimack Valley explosions, lawmakers want Weymouth compressor proposal halted
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
September 19, 2018

» Weymouth compressor station foes keep up the fight
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
August 31, 2018

» Weymouth compressor opponents to unveil billboards
By Ed Baker, Wickedlocal.com
August 28, 2018

» New deed finalizes sale of land on which gas company wants to build compressor
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
Aug 6, 2018

» Compressor station health assessment gets underway Thursday
By Bradford Randall, WickedLocal.com – Weymouth
June 21, 2018

» O’Connor amendments would prohibit Weymouth compressor station
By Ed Baker, WickedLocal.com – Weymouth
June 20, 2018

» Weymouth seeks dismissal of Algonquin waterways permit
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local Weymouth
June 4, 2018

» FERC Defends NE Pipeline, Compressor Approval At DC Circ.
by Chris Villani, Law360
May 29, 2018
» Read the legal brief to which FERC is objecting

» Energy giant sues Weymouth over pipeline station, saying federal law overrides zoning
By Jon Chesto, Boston Globe
May 6, 2018

» Town Draws Suit for Blocking Energy Firm’s Expansion
By ZACK HUFFMAN, Courthouse News
May 6, 2017

» Group fighting Weymouth compressor station seeks input on illnesses
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
May 6, 2018

» Fore River compressor foes to gather health data from area
By Ed Baker, WickedLocal.com
April 27, 2018

» COMMENTARY: Compressor station comes with many risks
By Constance Gorfinkle, Hingham Journal via Wicked Local / Hingham
April 20, 2018

» Our Legislators Must Not Turn Their Backs on the People in the No Compressor Movement.
Letter to the Editor, Reporter Today /  Rehoboth
April 17, 2018

» Contamination prevention plan at Weymouth compressor site gets cool greeting
By Ed Baker, Wickedlocal.com
April 4, 2018

» Howitt criticized for sharing constituent email with lobbyist
By Jim Hand, the Sun Chronicle
March 30, 2018

» Firm to give update on Weymouth compressor contamination plan
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
March 28, 2018

» Natural Gas Act preempts local efforts to preclude construction of compressor station
By Dickinson Wright – Mark D. Lansing, Lexology.com
March 19, 2018

» Timeline Issued For Proposed Compressor Station
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection will have until January 2019 to issue an air quality permit.
By Daniel Libon, Patch Staff
February 20, 2018

» Compressor station foes to keep close eye on state permitting
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger / Wicked Local Weymouth
February 18, 2018

» Government Contractor Monitoring Enbridge’s Atlantic Bridge Gas Project Works Extensively for the Company
By Itai Vardi, DeSmog Blog
January 14, 2018

» Compressor station foes encouraged by feds’ response to New York project
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
January 14, 2018

» Mass. Town Must Let Enbridge Unit Build Station, Judge Says
By Christine Powell, Law360
January 2, 2018

» FERC reaffirms its approval of Atlantic Bridge pipeline, with compressor station planned in Weymouth
By Mary C. Serreze, Springfield Republican / MassLive
December 18, 2017

» FERC Won’t Reconsider Atlantic Bridge Pipeline Project OK
by Keith Goldberg, Law 360
December 14, 2017

» Residents say firm has conflict in compressor contamination plan
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
November 13, 2017

» Doctor challenges safety of compressor plan
by Jessica Trufant, the Quincy Patriot Ledger
October 24, 2017

» Citizens against the Rehoboth compressor station host Newton Mayor Setti Warren in Attleboro
By Audrey Martin, Sun Chronicle
October 21, 2017

» Enbridge Unit Says Mass. Town Preempted In Pipeline Battle
by Melissa Lipman, Law360
October 10, 2017

» FERC Rejects Requests for Stay of Atlantic Bridge
By Michael Kuser, RT Insider
August 23, 2017

» All state reviews of Weymouth compressor plan now on hold
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
August 22, 2017

» FERC Denies Bid For Stay On Northeast Pipeline Facilities
by Adam Lidgett, Law360
August 22, 2017

» Pipeline Foes’ Suit Must Wait For FERC, DC Circ. Told
by Adam Lidgett, Law360
July 18, 2017

» Baker’s review of Weymouth compressor station applauded
By Lane Lambert & Neal Simpson, The Patriot Ledger
July 17, 2017

» Baker steps up role in vetting Weymouth gas project
By Jim O’Sullivan, Boston Globe
July 17, 2017

» Baker orders state to investigate compressor station issues
By Michael P. Norton, State House News Service
July 17, 2017

» Rehoboth officials hail end to compressor station saga
By Joseph Seigel, Sun Chronicle
July 1, 2017

» Rehoboth compressor station put on hold
By Ted Nesi, WPRI
June 29, 2017

» Risk assessment requested for Weymouth compressor station site
By Ed Baker, Wicked Local, Braintree
June 26, 2017

» Why Local Businesses Should Oppose the Weymouth Compressor Station
by Tim Cronin, Climate Action Business Association

» Toxins detected in air near Fore River Basin, doctor says
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
May 31, 2017

» Massachusetts Admits to ‘Regularly’ Allowing Companies to Edit Draft Pollution Permits
By Itai Vardi, DeSmog Blog
May 23, 2017

» SEE CITIZEN PROTESTS OF MAY 22-24 regarding this alleged collusion between DEP and Spectra

» Atlantic Bridge Compressor Station Construction Approved
by Pipeline News
May 19, 2017

» Massachusetts Let Spectra Energy Secretly Edit its Pollution Permit in Atlantic Bridge Gas Project
By Itai Vardi, DeSmogBlog
May 18, 2017

» State OKs waterways permit for gas compressor station in Weymouth
By Jessica Trufant , The Patriot Ledger
May 18, 2017

» Emails Show Spectra Lobbyists Cozy With Top Massachusetts Environmental Officials
By Itai Vardi, DeSmog Blog
May 9, 2017

» Atlantic Bridge Gets NY Water Permits After State’s Recent History of Denials
by Jeremiah Shelor, Natural Gas Intelligence
May 8, 2017

» Pipeline Company Asks Federal Judge to Override Local Ordinance to Construct Station
by ZACK HUFFMAN, Courthouse News Service
May 6, 2017

» Letter to the Editor: Outraged by NY DEC OK for Pipeline Project
By Courtney Williams, Peeksill Patch
May 5, 2017

» To the editor: Pipelines under pressure in Massachusetts
By Charlotte Eckler, Worcester Sun
May 3, 2017

» Stop the Atlantic Bridge Pipeline
by Kimberly Ong, Natural Resources Defense Council
May 2, 2017

» Time running out to comment on air-quality plan for Weymouth compressor
By Bradford Randall, Wicked Local Weymouth
Apr 28, 2017

» Lawmakers blast air quality plan for Weymouth compressor station
By Jessica Trufant , The Patriot Ledger
Apr 26, 2017

» Documents Suggest FERC Approved Spectra’s Atlantic Bridge Project Despite Knowing of Contractor’s Flawed Conflict Disclosure
By Itai Vardi, DeSmog Blog
April 7, 2017

» Providence pipeline rupture raises concerns over Spectra project in Weymouth
By Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
Mar 31, 2017

» Rehoboth natural gas compressor station proposal on hold
By Charles Winokoor, Taunton Gazette
March 29, 2017

» Anti-Pipeline Jihadists Pressure FERC re Atlantic Bridge Project
by Marcellus Drilling News
March 24, 2017

» Rehoboth Selectmen Remain Silent After Voters Overwhelmingly Reject Gas Compressor Station
By Tim Faulkner, ecoRI News
April 05, 2017

» Revealed: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s Close Ties to Lobbyists For Spectra Energy, Whose Pipeline Projects He Backs
by Itai Vardi, DeSmog Blog
February 28, 2017

» Sens. Ed Markey, Elizabeth Warren call on FERC to rescind Atlantic Bridge natural gas pipeline authorization
By Mary Serreze, Springfield Republican / MassLive
February 1, 2017

» Senators Keep Heat of FERC, Raise New Concerns Over Conflicts of Interest in Spectra Gas Pipeline Project
by: Itai Vardi, DeSmog Blog
January 9, 2017

» FERC greenlights Spectra Energy’s Atlantic Bridge pipeline project
by Robert Walton, Utility Dive
Jan. 31, 2017

» Despite Senate Inquiry Into Potential Conflicts of Interest, FERC Approves Spectra Energy’s Pipeline
By Itai Vardi, DeSmogBlog
January 27, 2017

» Feds approve Atlantic Bridge natural gas project with compressor station in Massachusetts
by Mary Serreze, MassLive / Springfield Republican
January 27, 2017

» Supreme Court Upholds Connecticut’s Energy Strategy
by: Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror
December 29, 2016

» Weymouth Sues Power Plant Owner Over Land Deal
by: Jessica Trufant, The Patriot Ledger
December 29, 2016

» FERC Suggests Spectra Energy Gas Facility Would Not Pose Cancer Risk, Based on Study by Spectra Consultant
by Itai Vardi, DeSmog Blog
December 20, 2016

» A town unites in a battle against a gas compressor station
By Michael Levenson, Boston Globe
December 13, 2016

» Exposed: Husband of FERC Official Responsible for Reviewing New Spectra Energy Pipelines Consults On Related Spectra Project
by Itai Vardi, DeSmog Blog
November 1, 2016

» MassDEP Files Motion for a Stay
NoCompressor.com
October 28, 2016
“MassDEP announced today that they are moving for a stay on the project [Spectra Atlantic Bridge], in response to the recent appeal of their Superseding Order of Conditions [overriding the Weymouth Conservation Commission’s denial].”

» FERC Chairman Used Not-Yet-Published Guidelines to Deny Wrongdoing in Hiring of Contractor for Spectra Pipeline
By Itai Vardi, DeSmogBlog
October 19, 2016

» Coalition Seeks To Overturn FERC’s Approval Of AIM Pipeline
By Allison Dunne, WAMC Radio
Aug 15, 2016

» State Senate passes compressor station restrictions, bill awaits House vote
By Christian Schiavone , The Patriot Ledger, June 14, 2016

» Senators Demand New FERC Environmental Review for Spectra Energy Project After DeSmog Revelations
By Itai Vardi, DeSmog Blog,  June 14, 2016

» Warren, Markey allege conflict of interest in federal pipeline review
By Christian Schiavone , The Patriot Ledger, June 13, 2016

» Atlantic Bridge Environmental Assessment Released
By William Opalka, RTO Insider, May 9, 2016