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BEATON SEES STATE PERMITTING ROLE IN CONTROVERSIAL WEYMOUTH GAS PROJECT

By Andy Metzger

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 21, 2017....As pressure mounts on Gov. Charlie Baker to speak out against a planned natural gas compressor station in Weymouth, the town's mayor hopes to torpedo the project through a state permitting process.

Activists opposed to new fossil fuel infrastructure who fear gaseous pollutants seeping from the proposed station and the potential for a disaster have sought to enlist Baker in their cause to no avail.


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