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Jun 22, 2017

Climate change peril must be addressed forthrightly

Congressman Lynch wrote an op-ed in the Dorchester Reporter about H.R. 2908, the Climate Change National Security Strategy Act.

Jun 15, 2017

Rep. Lynch Introduces Climate Change National Security Strategy Act

Following President Donald Trump’s announcement earlier this month that he would abandon the Paris Climate Agreement, just months after President Trump rescinded President Barack Obama’s “Climate Change and National Security” memorandum, Congressman Lynch, the lead Democrat on the National Security Subcommittee, introduced H.R. 2908, the Climate Change National Security Strategy Act of 2017.

Jun 1, 2017

Lynch decries move to leave Paris Climate Agreement

Braintree’s representative in the U.S. Congress, Representative Stephen Lynch, D-Boston, has joined the chorus of Democratic leaders decrying President Donald Trump’s Thursday announcement that America will withdraw from the Paris climate accords.

Jun 1, 2017

GE chairman, Mass. political leaders express disappointment at Trump’s climate move

Massachusetts Democratic US Representative Stephen Lynch also decried Trump’s decision.

Jun 1, 2017

Rep. Lynch Statement in Response to President Trump Abandoning Paris Climate Agreement

Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement.

May 25, 2017

Schakowsky, Maloney, Kuster, Tsongas, Lynch Reintroduce Legislation to Boost Public Participation at FERC

Representatives Schakowsky, Sean Patrick Maloney, Kuster, Tsongas, and Lynch reintroduced legislation to create an Office of Public Participation and Consumer Advocacy at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Apr 5, 2017

Citing RI Pipeline Rupture, Rep. Lynch Calls for Suspension of Local Gas Line Projects

In the wake of the recent natural gas pipeline rupture in Providence, Rhode Island, Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-Boston) called on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to suspend the use of the West Roxbury Lateral pipeline and place the proposed Weymouth Compressor Station project on hold until the incident is fully investigated and public safety risks are mitigated.

Sep 26, 2016

Legislators push for Pilgrim upgrades

The Massachusetts Congressional Delegation has added its voice to those calling on federal regulators to reject a request from the owner of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station to extend a deadline on critical safety vent upgrades mandated in response to the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

Jan 29, 2015

Sens. Markey and Warren and Rep. Lynch express concerns in letter about West Roxbury Lateral gas pipeline

Congressman Lynch joined Senators Markey and Warren in writing to the chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission expressing concerns about the Spectra natural gas pipeline, which is proposed to travel through West Roxbury, Westwood, and Dedham.

Jan 18, 2015

West Roxbury gas pipeline proposal draws fire

Congressman Lynch has conducted meetings with local elected officials, concerned constituents, and representatives from Spectra and National Grid to express concerns with the proposed route of the Spectra natural gas pipeline.