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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.
This is the second time Lynch has called on Spectra Energy to halt the projects.
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.
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.
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.
Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston), echoed O’Malley’s concerns in a press release he sent on Wednesday.
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.
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.
Scituate will receive nearly $1.7 million in federal funding to fortify the Third Cliff revetment, which was damaged during Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
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.