While we are focused on keeping a dangerous, toxic compressor out of Weymouth, let's ponder a bit on the bigger picture.
Our legislature may have put us one step forward on climate change, but they did not go nearly far enough. Bold action was required and they shrunk from it. Our friend Turner writes that on pages 19-26, they actually state that gas and the infrastructure that sustains it is "renewable and sustainable" and therefore worthy of special funding and loan guarantees. I.e., a pipeline tax.
To our legislators: Gas is a fossil fuel. Fracked gas is an especially toxic fossil fuel. Gas is neither sustainable nor renewable. These are Gas Facts 101. We would be happy to run a remedial class for you.