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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.

Oct 30, 2016 | 95.9FM WATD

Feds Give Scituate Nearly $2 Million for Seawall Damaged by Sandy

U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey, along with U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, are announcing $1.7 million in federal funding for the town of Scituate to fortify the Third Cliff seawall.

Oct 28, 2016 | Boston Herald

Pols, pups help open new Southie park

Some furry four-legged friends joined some local two-legged pols for tail-wagging and a ribbon-cutting celebration yesterday during the grand opening of South Boston’s East First Street Dog Park.

Oct 24, 2016 | The Patriot Ledger

Legislators want residents to have say in search for quieter skies

The town’s Congressional representatives want residents dealing with constant airplane noise to have a seat at the table when it comes to discussing potential alternatives.

Oct 20, 2016 | 95.9FM WATD

Special Town Meeting Votes on FEMA Flood Maps

“If the town doesn’t adopt the revised maps, which are hugely better than the original maps, then no one here will be eligible for the discounts and the coverage under the federal flood map insurance plan,” said Congressman Stephen Lynch. “It did pass overwhelmingly here, so I was worried about that.”

Oct 18, 2016 | Boston Globe

Mass. treasurer will remove Wells Fargo from list of approved debt underwriters

Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah Goldberg said Wells Fargo will be banned from handling the state’s main bond issues for one year, after Congressman Lynch asked her to cut off business with the troubled banking giant.

Oct 18, 2016 | Boston Herald

Mass. State Treasurer strikes Wells Fargo from list of approved underwriters

Massachusetts Treasurer Deb Goldberg has instructed her debt management deputies to immediately remove Wells Fargo from their approved list of underwriters for one year.