PHMSA Compressor Station Safety Meeting Press Release

The official press release for the PHMSA meeting is below. As a reminder, the meeting will now begin at 6pm and will go until 9pm.


June 12th, 2019

Pipelines Agency To Hold Listening Session For Proposed Weymouth Compressor Station

In response to concerns raised by Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, Mayor Bob Hedlund, Senator Pat O’Connor, Representative Jamie Murphy and the Fore River Residents Against the Compressor Station (FRRACS), the Federal Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Agency (PHMSA) has scheduled a public listening session to examine the serious public safety issues relating to the construction and operation of the proposed Weymouth Compressor Station. PHMSA has arranged for regional staff members who are fully qualified and familiar with the area to attend and answer any questions the public may have about the proposed Compressor Station. This will be an opportunity to raise the significant and documented concerns of health experts, citizens groups and residents of the surrounding residential neighborhoods. The details of the listening session are below:

This listening session is open to the public and anyone interested is welcome to attend.

WHAT: PHMSA Listening Session for Proposed Weymouth Compressor Station

WHEN: Monday, June 17th, 2019 from 6PM-9PM

WHERE: Abigail Adams Middle School, 89 Middle St. Weymouth, MA 02189

WHO: PHMSA officials; Massoud Tahamtani, PHMSA Deputy Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety; Joe Klesin, Inspector, PHMSA Pipeline Safety Eastern Region; Karen Gentile, PHMSA Pipeline Safety Community Liaison; Congressman Stephen F. Lynch and state and local elected officials