Good news! Looks like Access Northeast took another hit today! And, a shout out to all of our Fore River Fighters that we are keeping them at bay! Access Northeast is not permanently off the table but it’s certainly losing steam. Read more below.Read More
Jay Gonzalez visited the proposed compressor site for the second time. We thank him for taking the time to visit the site and for listening to community member’s concerns about the compressor station. Maybe Gov. Baker will take us up on our hospitality someday!Read More
What a beautiful day it was today, We had a pet blessing celebration in the public park that is located next to the proposed compressor station site - a space that will be lost if the compressor station is built. Many thanks to the Reverends Gretchen Elmendorf and Betsy Sowers for their service. ❤️
So many new furry and feathery Friends of FRRACS were on hand! We hope that many more will come and to walk with their companions in this beautiful park.Read More
Our billboard Grand Opening on Quincy Ave. was well attended tonight! Thanks to the Grim Reaper and his ghostly friend for joining us!
And many, many thanks to Quincy City Council President, Brad Croall, for being there to celebrate with us!Read More
Undersecretary of Homeland Security for the Commonwealth, Patrick McMurray, was invited to hear from the Emergency Managements of Weymouth, Quincy, Braintree, and Hingham and to view a presentation made by Matt Brennan from the Weymouth Board of Health. We thank Matt for putting this together.
You can watch a recording of the meeting here.Read More
A natural gas pipeline ruptured in British Columbia today, leaving hundreds of thousands at risk of losing gas service. This is yet another example of the dangers that fossil fuel infrastructure poses. We can simply cannot afford to rely on fossil fuels any longer.
Vancouver Sun - B.C. pipeline rupture causes natural gas shortage, soaring gasoline pricesRead More
Congressman Lynch recently sent letters to Governor Baker, FERC, and the Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, to ask for a comprehensive safety review of the proposed compressor station. These letters were sent in response to the devasting gas fires and explosions that recently occurred in MA and PA.Read More
If you saw our ad on TV and have not heard of the proposed Weymouth compressor station, you've come to the right place. Below we have outlined an overview of what a compressor is, why it is a problem, and what you can do to help. We encourage you to explore the rest of our site for more info and to reach out to us if you have any questions!Read More
The Fore River Basin is home to 8 industrial facilities. Community air-quality testing has revealed high level of pollutants in the area, including formaldehyde and benzene. The community cannot endure any further destruction or pollution. Instead of building yet another toxic facility, we need to address the pollution that is already there. There’s an article in the Ledger this week that highlights this exact issue. You can read the full piece here.Read More
Local state reps and senators, including Joan Meschino, James Murphy, and Patrick O’Connor, sent a letter to Matthew Beaton, secretary of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, and Stephanie Pollack, secretary and chief executive officer of the state Department of Transportation, in response to the tragic gas explosion in Lawrence and Andover last week. They are asking that the compressor station proposal be put on hold until a public transportation safety impact study is conducted. You can read more about their letter in The Patriot Ledger:Read More
Let’s be clear about this, Columbia's negligence led to the disaster that occurred in the Merrimack Valley last week. The customers whose houses didn't blow up will be without heat, hot water, cooking stoves, and dryers for months. Those whose houses did blow up are really up the creek. AND COLUMBIA IS GOING TO TRY TO GET THE RATEPAYERS TO PAY FOR THIS MESS. Let that sink in. Read more from The Boston Globe.Read More
We have a billboard! The billboard will be placed above Bridge-Wey Tailors & Cleaners, 396 Bridge Street in North Weymouth for four weeks. Keep an eye out for it as you drive towards Weymouth/Hingham! We will have another billboard up in mid-October in Quincy near the Southern Artery. Take pictures and share them online!Read More
We are all very weary after the devastation in the Merrimack Valley on Thursday. Our thoughts are with those affected, but more importantly, our actions must make a difference as the days turn to months in this terrible tragedy.