INACTIVE – The Everglades are threatened by a request to drill for oil and gas. Help us make sure it doesn’t happen! Sign the petition now.
Article from the Boston Globe on the proposed Weymouth compressor station, citing Greater Boston PSR’s work on the health threats.
INACTIVE – The state of Massachusetts is considering whether to permit a compressor station—a source of toxic air pollution and a risk of explosion and catastrophic fire—in a heavily populated, low-income community near Boston.
In this WGBH article, Greater Boston PSR experts highlight the public safety threats from the proposed Weymouth compressor.
Op-ed in The Patriot Ledger by Greater Boston PSR’s Anna Linakis Baker and Dr. Regina LaRocque.
On April 10, President Donald Trump announced two new executive orders to make it easier for companies to build oil and gas infrastructure and projects, and more difficult for states to block them—precisely at a time when we know we must rapidly reduce our extraction and use of fossil fuels to mitigate the impacts of climate change.
New York Times article on the PSR and WildEarth Guardians lawsuit against the federal government.
Washington Post article on the drilling lawsuit brought by PSR and WildEarth Guardians.
Physicians for Social Responsibility and fellow plaintiffs just won a landmark victory for climate and health as a federal judge rejected the leasing of public lands for fracking and ordered a halt to drilling on more than 300,000 acres in Wyoming. While the ruling applies to Wyoming, the precedent implicates oil and gas leases on …
Greater Boston PSR issued a stinging rebuttal to a Health Impact Assessment that claimed to find no potential health impacts from constructing a fracked-gas compressor station in a low-income Massachusetts coastal town. It was so powerful, the agency that wrote the HIA spoke out against the compressor station. Read the statement here.