Boston Globe: Weymouth turns up heat against gas compressor station

From The Boston Globe:

The town of Weymouth is getting louder in its opposition to Spectra Energy’s proposal to build a natural gas compressor station by the Fore River Bridge – with town councilors now joining the mayor, their state legislator, and local residents who’ve crowded meetings and rallied weekly at the foot of the bridge.

Dozens of residents raised objections to the plan in late March at a four-hour hearing in the town before the state Department of Environmental Protection. And more than 60 opponents crowded an April 6 hearing of the Weymouth Conservation Commission, which will decide whether the project meets local and state wetlands requirements. The panel continued the hearing until May 25 to get more information from Spectra about the project’s impact on wetlands and wildlife.

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