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Nov 21, 2016 | Dedham Wicked Local

Congressman Lynch calls for pipeline halt after explosion in Illinois

In the wake of the recent fatal natural gas pipeline explosion in Illinois, Congressman Lynch called on FERC to halt the permitting process and construction for the proposed Spectra pipelines in West Roxbury and Weymouth.

Nov 21, 2016 | West Roxbury Patch

Following Pipeline Explosion, Rep. Lynch Calls for Halt to Weymouth and West Roxbury Projects

This is the second time Lynch has called on Spectra Energy to halt the projects.

Nov 16, 2016 | WGBH News

Congressman Lynch Hopeful Trump Will Remain Inconsistent

Congressman Lynch joined Jim Braude and Margery Eagan on WGBH's Boston Public Radio to discuss the election of Donald Trump and the future of the Democratic Party.

Nov 2, 2016 | Boston Globe

Scituate getting $1.7m from Uncle Sam for its sea wall

The town of Scituate is getting nearly $1.7 million in federal money to fortify the sea wall at Third Cliff that was damaged during Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

Nov 2, 2016 | Worcester Business Journal

Lynch urges halt to Spectra pipeline permitting

Federal regulators should halt permitting and construction of Spectra Energy pipelines in West Roxbury and Weymouth, according to Congressman Stephen Lynch of Boston, who cited safety concerns stemming from a fatal pipeline explosion in Alabama.

Nov 2, 2016 | Wicked Local Westwood

Federal appeal moves forward against West Roxbury Lateral gas pipeline

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston), echoed O’Malley’s concerns in a press release he sent on Wednesday.

Nov 2, 2016 | The Weymouth News

Lynch demands halt to Spectra pipeline construction

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, D-Boston is calling on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or FERC to halt the permitting process and construction for the proposed Spectra pipelines in Weymouth and West Roxbury following a pipeline explosion in Alabama on Monday, Oct. 31 that killed one worker and injured five others.

Nov 2, 2016 | Patriot Ledger

Lynch calls for delay on Weymouth pipeline project after deadly explosion in Alabama

Congressman Stephen Lynch is calling on the federal commission that oversees interstate natural gas pipelines to halt the permitting process for proposed projects in Weymouth and West Roxbury following Monday's fatal pipeline explosion in Alabama.

Nov 1, 2016 | Scituate Mariner

Scituate to receive FEMA grant for Third Cliff seawall repair

Scituate will receive nearly $1.7 million in federal funding to fortify the Third Cliff revetment, which was damaged during Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

Oct 31, 2016 | Patriot Ledger

Scituate to receive $1.7 million for seawall repair

U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey and U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch announced the grant last week. Warren visited Scituate and Marshfield following a blizzard in 2015 to survey damage and discuss funding for seawall and revetment repairs.

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